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[ fahl-ster ]
/ ˈfɑl stər /


an island in SE Denmark. 198 sq. mi. (513 sq. km). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for falster

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

    The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power|John S. C. Abbott
  • No, the young woman came from Falster; her voice grew tender as she spoke of her birthplace.

    Ditte: Girl Alive!|Martin Andersen Nexo
  • He was born in 1789 in a parsonage on the island of Falster.

    Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark|Jens Christian Aaberg
  • On the island of Falster he often visited the proud and domineering ex-queen, Carolina Amalia.

    Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark|Jens Christian Aaberg

British Dictionary definitions for falster


/ (ˈfɑːlstə) /


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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