- a port in SW Sweden, on the Sound opposite Helsingør, Denmark: changed hands several times between Denmark and Sweden, finally becoming Swedish in 1710; shipbuilding. Pop: 121 097 (2004 est)Former name (until 1971): Hälsingborg
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He was born December 14, 1546, at Knudstorp, near Helsingborg.The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'
The victory at Helsingborg was only one bright star in a night of darkness.
The victory of Helsingborg was the most glorious of the battles fought by Magnus Stenbock.
He was soon sufficiently sure of their ability to risk a battle, which was fought at Helsingborg, February 28, 1710.
At noon on the 15th we passed Helsingborg, which was richly ornamented with flags for the occasion.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II