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 (tăm′pə-rā′, täm′-)
A city of southwest Finland north-northwest of Helsinki. A major commercial center, it was formerly noted for its textile industry.
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(Finnish ˈtampɛrɛ)
(Placename) a city in SW Finland: the second largest town in Finland; textile manufacturing. Pop: 200 966 (2003 est). Swedish name: Tammerfors
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(ˈtɑm pəˌreɪ)

a city in SW Finland. 170,533.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tampere - an industrial city in south central FinlandTampere - an industrial city in south central Finland
Finland, Republic of Finland, Suomi - republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917
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Mr Ribeiro, who is Parliament's rapporteur on the dossier, urged the Council to start preparing a "Tampere II", a new European Summit dedicated exclusively to JHA issues where a new programme would be defined for the medium term.
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