- a kingdom in N Europe, on the Jutland peninsula and adjacent islands. 16,576 sq. mi. (42,930 sq. km). Capital: Copenhagen.
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It has been ten years since Brenda made the decision to move, first to Holland, then Denmark.Cameroonian Women Fighting Sexism With Tourism
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If the law passes in Denmark, only Finland, Hungary and Sweden will remain lawless when it comes to Lassie.
A new law on the table in Denmark proposes to make sex with animals, known as zoophilia, illegal.
Denmark and Norway, came over and fought on the side of the Fenians at Gaura.Ridgeway
In Denmark the first railroad was built on the island of Seeland in 1847.The Railroad Question
Denmark, Sweden, and Russia, were then successively visited by him.
The base attacks on Austria and Denmark evoked no moral indignation.Mountain Meditations
Kingo frequently is referred to as “the Easter Singer of Denmark”.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
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- a kingdom in N Europe, between the Baltic and the North Sea: consists of the mainland of Jutland and about 100 inhabited islands (chiefly Zealand, Lolland, Funen, Falster, Langeland, and Bornholm); extended its territory throughout the Middle Ages, ruling Sweden until 1523 and Norway until 1814, and incorporating Greenland as a province from 1953 to 1979; joined the Common Market (now the EU) in 1973; an important exporter of dairy produce. Language: Danish. Religion: Christian, Lutheran majority. Currency: krone. Capital: Copenhagen. Pop: 5 556 452 (2013 est). Area: 43 031 sq km (16 614 sq miles)Danish name: Danmark Related adjective: Danish
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Word Origin and History for denmark
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Denmark became a member of NATO in 1949, breaking its tradition of neutrality.
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