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Tal·linn

also Tal·lin  (tăl′ĭn, tä′lĭn)
The capital and largest city of Estonia, in the northwest part on the Gulf of Finland opposite Helsinki, Finland. A major port, Tallinn was a possession of the Livonian Knights (1346-1561) and Sweden (1561-1710) before being formally ceded to Russia (1721). It was the capital of independent Estonia (1919-1940) and of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940-1991).
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Tallinn

(ˈtælɪn) or

Tallin

n
(Placename) the capital of Estonia, on the Gulf of Finland: founded by the Danes in 1219; a port and naval base. Pop: 384 000 (2005 est). German name: Reval
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Tal•linn

or Tal•lin

(ˈtɑ lɪn, ˈtæl ɪn)

n.
the capital of Estonia, on the Gulf of Finland. 499,800.
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