[ toor-koo ]
/ ˈtʊər ku /
Save This Word!
a seaport in southwestern Finland.
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Swedish Å·bo [aw-boo] /ˈɔ bu/ .
Words nearby Turku
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
How to use Turku in a sentence
Thus too Åbo, the ancient capital of Finland, was called Turku, which in the Swedish language means a market-place.
British Dictionary definitions for Turku
/ (Finnish ˈturku) /
a city and port in SW Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia: capital of Finland until 1812. Pop: 175 059 (2003 est)Swedish name: Åbo
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012