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Turku

[too r-koo]
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noun
  1. a seaport in SW Finland.
Swedish Åbo.
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  • Thus too Åbo, the ancient capital of Finland, was called Turku, which in the Swedish language means a market-place.

    Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6

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British Dictionary definitions for turku

Turku

noun
  1. a city and port in SW Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia: capital of Finland until 1812. Pop: 175 059 (2003 est)Swedish name: Åbo
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