Definition of Helsingfors

1. Noun. The capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Finland, Finnish Capital, Helsinki
Generic synonyms: Port, National Capital
Group relationships: Finland, Republic Of Finland, Suomi



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Helsingfors

Helmholtz theory of colour vision
Helmholtz theory of hearing
Helmholtzian
Helminthostachys
Helminthostachys zeylanica
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt
Helmut Schmidt
Heloderma
Heloderma horridum
Heloderma suspectum
Helodermatidae
Heloise
Helotiaceae
Helotiales
Helotium
Helsingfors
Helsinki
Helsinkian
Helsinkians
Helvella acetabulum
Helvella crispa
Helvella esculenta
Helvella sulcata
Helvellaceae
Helvetia
Helvetian
Helvetians
Helvetic
Helvetica
Helvetism

Literary usage of Helsingfors

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1. The Naturalists' Universal Directory: Containing names, addresses and by Samuel Edson Cassino (1896)
"Ex, Huit, R., Dr. Phil., Univ., Docent of Geog., helsingfors, Près. Geogr. Soc. of Finland. ... Engineer, helsingfors. J'ht/s., Elect* Malmgren, Prof. ..."

2. Contemporary Memoirs of Russia, from the Year 1727-1744 by Cristof Hermann Manstein (1856)
"The same evening that the Russian army arrived in the neighbourhood of helsingfors, a Finland peasant desired to speak with the marshal, and told him that ..."

3. Finland and the Finns by Arthur Reade (1917)
"CHAPTER IV LIFE IN helsingfors A HUNDRED years ago helsingfors WRB a mere village. ... The supremacy of helsingfors was finally confirmed by the disastrous ..."

4. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"CHAP. IX. FROM ABO IN FINLAND, TO PETERSBURG IN RUSSIA. Journey from Abo to helsingfors— Description of Hel- singfors—Fortress of ..."

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