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Tur·ku

 (to͝or′ko͞o′)
A city of southwest Finland on the Baltic Sea west of Helsinki. Settled in the early 1200s, it was the capital of Finland until 1812.

Turku

(Finnish ˈturku)
n
(Placename) a city and port in SW Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia: capital of Finland until 1812. Pop: 175 059 (2003 est). Swedish name: Åbo

Tur•ku

(ˈtʊər ku)

n.
a seaport in SW Finland. 163,400. Swedish, Åbo.
Translations
Turu
Turku
Turku
Aboa
Åbo
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But Villa fans fear not, the goalkeeper is referring to his boyhood team TPS Turku who are today aiming to take the next step towards a dream showdown with Martin O'Neill's men in the Intertoto Cup.
Turku (Finland) and Tallinn (Estonia) should be appointed the European Capitals of Culture for 2011, according to a selection panel of independent experts.

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