- a seaport in and the capital of Denmark, on the E coast of Zealand.
- a kingdom in N Europe, on the Jutland peninsula and adjacent islands. 16,576 sq. mi. (42,930 sq. km). Capital: Copenhagen.
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In 1974, 75 members of the group descended on a Copenhagen department store.
For these infractions of the Holiday spirit, they were arrested and in some cases beaten in the street by Copenhagen police.
It had opened in Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Prague, London.When Stalin Met Lady Macbeth
November 9, 2014
And in Copenhagen, BIG Architects are building a new incinerator that also doubles as a wintertime ski slope.Why Architects Dream Big—and Crazy
August 23, 2014
Last Sunday Marius, a 2-year-old giraffe, was slaughtered at the Copenhagen Zoo.Hollywood Mourns the Death of Marius the Giraffe
February 14, 2014
His expedition, which left Copenhagen in 1761, lasted six years.Ancient Man
Hendrik Willem van Loon
The Thorwaldsen Gallery of Copenhagen had ever dazzled his imagination.In the Heart of Vosges
Broder remained at Copenhagen, completing his course there in the spring of 1715.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
Jens Christian Aaberg
The managers in Zurich and Copenhagen are also German subjects.England and Germany
Emile Joseph Dillon
Serious changes also took place in his relations to the court at Copenhagen.Great Astronomers
R. S. Ball
- the capital of Denmark, a port on Zealand and the Amager Islands on a site inhabited for some 6000 years: exports chiefly agricultural products; iron and steel works; university (1479). Pop: 501 664 (2004 est)Danish name: København
- a kingdom in N Europe, between the Baltic and the North Sea: consists of the mainland of Jutland and about 100 inhabited islands (chiefly Zealand, Lolland, Funen, Falster, Langeland, and Bornholm); extended its territory throughout the Middle Ages, ruling Sweden until 1523 and Norway until 1814, and incorporating Greenland as a province from 1953 to 1979; joined the Common Market (now the EU) in 1973; an important exporter of dairy produce. Language: Danish. Religion: Christian, Lutheran majority. Currency: krone. Capital: Copenhagen. Pop: 5 556 452 (2013 est). Area: 43 031 sq km (16 614 sq miles)Danish name: Danmark Related adjective: Danish
Word Origin and History for copenhagen
Capital of Denmark and largest city in the country, located in eastern Denmark; the country's chief commercial, industrial, and cultural center.