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Kalmar

[ kahl-mahr ]

noun

  1. a seaport in SE Sweden, on Kalmar Sound.


Kalmar

/ ˈkalmar /

noun

  1. a port in SE Sweden, partly on the mainland and partly on a small island in the Sound of Kalmar opposite Öland: scene of the signing of the Union of Kalmar, which united Sweden, Denmark, and Norway into a single monarchy (1397–1523). Pop: 60 734 (2004 est)


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  • Kal·mar·i·an [kal-, mair, -ee-en], adjective

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Example Sentences

During that time, “power was gained by violence and control over resources,” explains Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay, an archaeologist at Linnaeus University in Kalmar, Sweden, who wasn’t involved in the study.

Thus began the celebrated Kalmar Union, one of the greatest political blunders that a nation ever made.

These negotiations resulted in a meeting of the Cabinets of the three Northern kingdoms, held at Kalmar in 1483.

At first he appeared desirous to promote the welfare of Sweden and to conform to the terms of the Kalmar Recess.

The memorable soil on which Gustavus disembarked lay two miles south of Kalmar; and he hurried to the town without delay.

By good fortune he steered clear of the Danish fleet, and on the 31st of May set foot again on his native soil, near Kalmar.

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KallithéaKalmar Sound