Definition of Capital of Iceland
1. Noun. The capital and chief port of Iceland on the southwestern coast of Iceland; buildings are heated by natural hot water.
Generic synonyms: Port, National Capital
Group relationships: Iceland, Republic Of Iceland
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Literary usage of Capital of Iceland
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1. The Land of Thor by John Ross Browne (1867)
"REYKJAVIK, THE capital of Iceland. MY first view of the capital of Iceland was through a chilling rain. A more desolate-looking place I had rarely if ever ..."
2. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"REYKJAVIK, THE capital of Iceland. "VTEXT to Thingvalla, there is no place in Iceland so replete with historical -»-^ interest as Skalholt, ..."
3. A Geographical Reader by James Johonnot (1882)
"REYKIAVIK, THE capital of Iceland. 1. To a tourist of ardent imagination or to an artist, the first view of the capital of Iceland may appear peculiar if ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"The flames which issued from the crater were on the 12th of May visible in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, which is at least eighty miles distant; ..."
5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1861)
"And in still older maps, both Danish and English, the name of Reykjavik, the present capital of Iceland, does not appear—the capital being therein stated to ..."