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[bawrn-hawlm; English bawrn-hohm, -hohlm]
  1. a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, S of Sweden. 227 sq. mi. (588 sq. km).
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Historical Examples of bornholm

  • Bornholm, situated in the middle of the Baltic, is both beautiful and fertile.


    M. Pearson Thomson

  • Nevertheless, Thora of Bornholm preferred him to all others in the palace.

    Joan of the Sword Hand

    S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett

  • A second vase was found at Roenne; a third in the island of Bornholm.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things

    Edmund Fillingham King

  • If Prince Bismarck or his big dog had come to town, there could not have been more excitement in the Bornholm family.

  • It is only on the island of Bornholm that older formations come to light.

British Dictionary definitions for bornholm


  1. an island in the Baltic Sea, south of Sweden: administratively part of Denmark. Chief town: Rønne. Pop: 43 956 (2003 est). Area: 588 sq km (227 sq miles)
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