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EtymologyEdit

Danish Helsingør, perhaps a derivation of hals (narrow strait, literally throat; neck), from Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kólsos. Compare also Helsinki and Helsingborg.

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Elsinore

  1. A city in northern Zealand, Denmark. Its Kronborg Castle served as the setting for Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
    Synonyms: Helsingør

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English, from Danish Helsingør, perhaps a derivation of hals (narrow strait, literally throat; neck), from Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kólsos.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛl.si.nor/, /ˈɛl.si.nɔr/

Proper nounEdit

Elsinore f

  1. Elsinore (a city in northern Zealand, Denmark)