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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A country of northern Europe on Jutland and adjacent islands. It was unified in the 10th century by the Viking king Harold Bluetooth (died 985), who converted the people to Christianity. Denmark controlled England briefly in the 11th century and was united with Sweden and Norway in 1397. The union with Sweden lasted until 1523, and the union with Norway until 1814. Copenhagen is the capital and the largest city. Population: 5,470,000.

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  • proper n. A country in Western Europe consisting mainly of most of the Jutland Peninsula and a number of islands off its coast. Capital: Copenhagen (København).

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  • n. a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea

Etymologies

From Danish Danmark, from Danish dansk ("Danish") + Old Norse merki ("boundary") or mǫrk ("borderland"). Compare Old English Denemearc. (Wiktionary)

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