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Helsingborg

noun
  1. 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'

    Thomas Orchard

  • The victory at Helsingborg was only one bright star in a night of darkness.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • The victory of Helsingborg was the most glorious of the battles fought by Magnus Stenbock.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • He was soon sufficiently sure of their ability to risk a battle, which was fought at Helsingborg, February 28, 1710.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • At noon on the 15th we passed Helsingborg, which was richly ornamented with flags for the occasion.