a seaport in southwestern Finland.
- Swedish Å·bo [aw-boo] /ˈɔ bu/ .
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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
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
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