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Falster

[fahl-ster]
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noun
  1. an island in SE Denmark. 198 sq. mi. (513 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for falster

Historical Examples

  • He was born in 1789 in a parsonage on the island of Falster.

    Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark

    Jens Christian Aaberg

  • No, the young woman came from Falster; her voice grew tender as she spoke of her birthplace.

    Ditte: Girl Alive!

    Martin Andersen Nexo

  • Easily crossing a narrow strait about a mile in width, he plunged into the forests of the island of Falster.

  • On the island of Falster he often visited the proud and domineering ex-queen, Carolina Amalia.


British Dictionary definitions for falster

Falster

noun
  1. an island in the Baltic Sea, part of SE Denmark. Chief town: Nykøbing. Pop: 43 537 (2003 est). Area: 513 sq km (198 sq miles)
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