- a city on the island of Zealand, in E Denmark: a suburb of Copenhagen.
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Knut's own associations with Roskilde were by no means uniformly happy.Capitals of the Northlands
Ian C. Hannah
He died at Copenhagen on the 29th of January 1906, and was buried at Roskilde.
"Name him," said they, and Valdemar told them it was the bishop of Roskilde.
At Roskilde he spent, as a matter of fact, most of his time while Valdemar lived.
Johan was one of the pall-bearers at the King's funeral at Roskilde.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912
- a city in Denmark, on NE Zealand west of Copenhagen: capital of Denmark from the 10th century to 1443; scene of the signing (1658) of the Peace of Roskilde between Denmark and Sweden. Pop: 44 205 (2004 est)