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  1. a German island in the North Sea. ¼ sq. mi. (0.6 sq. km).
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Historical Examples of helgoland

  • On the 28th of August came the battle off the Bight of Helgoland.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)


  • The country around here is not wild and dark; as, for example, at Helgoland.

    Strife and Peace

    Fredrika Bremer

  • Helgoland: an island in the North Sea, belonging to Prussia.

  • To most New Yorkers it is as remote as Helgoland and as little known.


    Christopher Morley

  • The launch cut through the now pitchy darkness of the Helgoland waters.

British Dictionary definitions for helgoland


  1. the German name for Heligoland
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