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Name Helsingør
Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. /̝ŋ.ˈøɐ̯ˀ/(Danish)
Other Forms FormsHelsingör (Swedish)
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Combination of helsing (itself a combination of Danish hals "narrow strait, neck" and -ing, a suffix denoting an inhabitant) and ør "gravel" (in this case referring to Øresund, a strait separating Denmark from Sweden). This is the name of a city in Denmark usually known as Elsinore in English.
Added 1/30/2016 by Beautiful Victory