Roskilde

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Ros·kil·de

 (rŭ′skē′lə)
A city of eastern Denmark on Sjaelland Island west of Copenhagen. It was the capital of Denmark from the tenth century until 1443.

Roskilde

(Danish ˈrɔskilə)
n
(Placename) a city in Denmark, on NE Zealand west of Copenhagen: capital of Denmark from the 10th century to 1443; scene of the signing (1658) of the Peace of Roskilde between Denmark and Sweden. Pop: 44 205 (2004 est)