Definition of Capital of Finland
1. Noun. The capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center.
Generic synonyms: Port, National Capital
Group relationships: Finland, Republic Of Finland, Suomi
Lexicographical Neighbors of Capital Of Finland
Literary usage of Capital of Finland
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... ancient capital of Finland (42639); Tammerfors, the leading manufacturing town of the grand-duchy (40261); Viborg, chief town of province of same name, ..."
2. Due North or glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia. by Maturin Murray Ballou (1887)
"capital of Finland. — Local Scenes. — Russian Government. — Finland's Dependency. — Billingsgate. — A Woman Sailor in an Exigency. ..."
3. Norsk, Lapp, and Finn or, travel tracings from the far north of Europe. by Frank Vincent (1881)
"... I thought it would be better to break my voyage at the second stopping-place of the steamer, namely Helsingfors, the modern capital of Finland, ..."
4. The Land of the North Wind: Or, Travels Among the Laplanders and the Samoyedes by Edward Rae (1875)
"... Friend Eae—The Cathedral—Sunday in the northern capital of Finland — Inquisition by Finlanders—Reach Brahestad—Opulence of ..."