[fy-nuh n]
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Historical Examples of funen

  • An invasion of the island of Funen was planned, but could not be effected.


    Victor Nilsson

  • A Danish army, arranged in order of battle in the island of Funen, was defeated.


    Victor Nilsson

  • A smaller division of it was even for a time quartered in the island of Funen.


    Victor Nilsson

  • You can spend some time with us in Funen, and gather strength for your journey.

    O. T.

    Hans Christian Andersen

  • Then he went over to the island of Funen and lived in peace.

British Dictionary definitions for funen


  1. the second largest island of Denmark, between the Jutland peninsula and the island of Zealand. Pop: 441 795 (2003 est). Area: 3481 sq km (1344 sq miles)Danish name: Fyn German name: Fünen
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