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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Finland north-northwest of Helsinki. An important trade center since the 11th century, it is noted for its textile industry. Population: 206,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Finland.

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  • n. an industrial city in south central Finland

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Examples

  • This German postcard arrived yesterday from the lovely Katja, a student of literature in Tampere, Finland; she found it in the university bookshop.

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  • Lars Sonck's cathedral in Tampere in Finland - just make you gasp with joy and sheer amazement at the idea that someone, another human being, thought of and caused to be made this extraordinary, beautiful, breathtaking space.

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  • These are the slides from my talk at the Mindtrek conference in Tampere, Finland today.

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  • If nothing else, the alarums over the meeting of justice ministers of EU member states in Tampere, Finland, over yesterday and today, provide an object lesson in the difficulties in campaigning against the steady march of European integration.

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  • Lightweight Danny Garcia and light welterweight Willie Nelson won their weight classes at the Tammer Tournament in Tampere, Finland.

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  • Earlier I reported on Open Mind 2005, held in Tampere Finland on November 11.

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  • Also, don’t forget you can still register for MindTrek, the Nordic conference on social media (Oct. 1st – 2nd) in Tampere, Finland.

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  • He was told that these were no longer the British Government’s to change and the word Tampere was mentioned.

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  • Then there are those pesky agreements known as Tampere I and Tampere II, which enabled the Commission to dismiss Michael Howard's election promises that he would tighten up asylum laws and border control.

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  • National Team for an October 11 friendly match against Finland in Tampere.

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