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Kalmar

[kahl-mahr]
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noun
  1. a seaport in SE Sweden, on Kalmar Sound.
Related formsKal·mar·i·an [kal-mair-ee-en] /kælˈmɛər i ɛn/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • This the monarch sent to Kalmar, April 8, along with a letter of his own.

    The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa

    Paul Barron Watson

  • The town of Kalmar was taken on May 27th, and the castle on July 7th.

  • At a meeting in Kalmar (in 1332) both provinces were united to Sweden.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • The castle of Kalmar was defended by another heroic woman, Anna Bielke.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • He attacked the town of Kalmar, from which incident the war has been called the Kalmar War.

    The Story of Norway

    Hjalmar H. Boyesen


British Dictionary definitions for kalmar

Kalmar

noun
  1. a port in SE Sweden, partly on the mainland and partly on a small island in the Sound of Kalmar opposite Öland: scene of the signing of the Union of Kalmar, which united Sweden, Denmark, and Norway into a single monarchy (1397–1523). Pop: 60 734 (2004 est)
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