American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southeast Sweden on Kalmar Sound, an arm of the Baltic Sea between the Swedish mainland and Öland. An important trade center since the eighth century, the city was the site of the Union of Kalmar (1397), which joined Sweden, Denmark, and Norway into a single monarchy that lasted until 1523. Population: 61,300.
“She, like Kalmar, is the best at women's skills in her age group.”
“Rydström, for instance, has no problem with the critics who, down the years, have called Kalmar many unflattering things - 'peasants' and 'boring Kalmar' being frequent examples.”
“Ever since the Kalmar Union of the kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden – reaching to Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Shetland and Orkney – collapsed in 1523, the idea of reinstating some sort of a supra-national Nordic state regularly crops up.”
“Three years ago, their Stockholm studio, Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, had its breakthrough with the opening of a black-cube art museum in Kalmar, a small city on Sweden's Baltic coast.”
“A Swedish floorball team in the city of Kalmar have a devoted fanbase who regularly chant Istanbul-Constantinople at the team's matches," writes Kalmar resident Björn Keag.”
“The chandelier was designed and manufactured by J. T. Kalmar, a firm that created lights for the Burgtheater, Vienna State Opera and Vienna Stock Exchange.”
“MF Alejandro Bedoya 70 (goal; red card) in Orebro's 1-0 win over Kalmar”
“Stress can also cause blood vessels to open too wide, allowing plaque buildups to break off and clog the arteries, according to Joep Perk, a professor of health sciences at Sweden's Kalmar University and spokesman for the European Society of Cardiology.”
“Izzy is angry at Kalmar for rejecting his sister, and Nutan and Snook are angry at Arisima, who does nothing to make herself likable except radiate raw sexuality at the men.”
“Kalmar rejected Dera, but Arisima rejected him, and those scars color the entire "judging" mission.”
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