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[hel-i-goh-land] /ˈhɛl ɪ goʊˌlænd/
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  • The red cliffs of Heligoland had long since disappeared in the distance.

  • I had drawn a bill at Heligoland, so that we were in no want of money, and we set off on our expedition.

    Percival Keene Frederick Marryat
  • What in the name of the howling hoptoads of Heligoland is—is—OW!

    The Shriek Charles Somerville
  • My orders were to work between Heligoland and the mouth of the Elbe.

    The Story of Our Submarines

    John Graham Bower
  • I daresay you will write some new tunes and go to play them in Heligoland in the autumn.

    Dodo Wonders E. F. Benson
  • As soon as he arrived in Heligoland he became absorbed in his work.

  • I am indebted to Dr. Hartlaub for information as to the Heligoland types.

    Problems of Genetics William Bateson
  • For a fraction of a moment Hudson thought they had run into Heligoland in the mist.

    Walking Shadows Alfred Noyes
  • The truly and undoubtedly Germanic Angli worshipped in Heligoland.

  • Thus the Centaur, light cruiser, was mined in the Bight of Heligoland.

British Dictionary definitions for Heligoland


a small island in the North Sea, one of the North Frisian Islands, separated from the coast of NW Germany by the Heligoland Bight: administratively part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein: a large island in early medieval times, now eroded to an area of about 150 hectares (380 acres); ceded by Britain to Germany in 1890 in exchange for Zanzibar German name Helgoland
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