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Denmark

[ den-mahrk ]
/ ˈdɛn mɑrk /
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noun
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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OTHER WORDS FROM Denmark

pro-Denmark, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Denmark

Denmark
/ (ˈdɛnmɑːk) /

noun
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for Denmark

Denmark

Constitutional monarchy in northern Europe, bordered by the North Sea to the west, the Skagerrak and the Kattegat Straits to the north, the Baltic Sea to the east, and Germany to the south.

notes for Denmark

Denmark became a member of NATO in 1949, breaking its tradition of neutrality.
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