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  1. a city on the island of Zealand, in E Denmark: a suburb of Copenhagen.
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Examples from the Web for roskilde

Historical Examples of roskilde

  • 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

    Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone

British Dictionary definitions for roskilde


  1. 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)
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