[ hel-i-goh-land ]
/ ˈhɛl ɪ goʊˌlænd /
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How to use Heligoland in a sentence
I have lying before me the Heligoland version of God save the Queen.
There is plenty of Frisian verse in general; but little enough of the particular Frisian of Heligoland.
And, to crown all, we were asses enough to give her Heligoland, which commands her North Sea coast.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
I took first periscope watch, as I wanted to fix position by steering north-west for Heligoland.
There were two of our submarines in the Heligoland Bight patrol, diving in adjacent areas.
British Dictionary definitions for Heligoland
/ (ˈhɛlɪɡəʊˌlænd) /
a small island in the North Sea, one of the North Frisian Islands, separated from the coast of NW Germany by the Heligoland Bight : administratively part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein: a large island in early medieval times, now eroded to an area of about 150 hectares (380 acres); ceded by Britain to Germany in 1890 in exchange for ZanzibarGerman name: Helgoland
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