Definitions

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

  • An island of eastern Denmark in the Baltic Sea near Sweden. It was held for varying periods by Denmark, Sweden, and Lübeck merchants before becoming part of Denmark in the 1600s.

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  • proper n. a Danish island in the Baltic Sea

Etymologies

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From Danish Bornholm.

Examples

  • In Denmark, the Baltic Sea island of Bornholm remains the worst hit by the snow.

    Paris airport slows due to low deicing stocks

  • Denmarktotal: 43,094 sq km land: 42,394 sq km water: 700 sq km note: includes the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea and the rest of metropolitan Denmark (the Jutland Peninsula, and the major islands of Sjaelland and Fyn), but excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland

    Area

  • Area: total: 43,094 sq km land: 42,394 sq km water: 700 sq km note: includes the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea and the rest of metropolitan Denmark (the Jutland Peninsula, and the major islands of Sjaelland and Fyn), but excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland

    Denmark

  • The pipeline's projected route passes close to two of Tershkov's dumps, in the Gotland and Bornholm basins.

    Roiling the Baltic Waters

  • Instead, the resourceful Tershkov suggested a closer alternative: a patch of 100-meter-deep water just off the tiny island of Kristanso, east of the Danish island of Bornholm.

    Roiling the Baltic Waters

  • I was asked last decade! to be part of these projects by a tourism academic who wanted to set up viking cruise tours with the Centre for Regional and Tourism Research, Bornholm--not sure what happened there.

    Why Fantasy?

  • I have just put my little family on a flight to Bornholm to visit grandparents.

    04 « July « 2007 « everything e-diotic

  • Sweden received the provinces of Skåne, Halland, Blekinge, Bohuslän, Trondheim (Norway), and the island of Bornholm.

    h. Scandinavia

  • Administrative divisions: metropolitan Denmark - 14 counties (amter, singular - amt) and 1 city* (stad); Arhus, Bornholm, Frederiksborg,

    The 1995 CIA World Factbook

  • Area: total area: 43,070 sq km land area: 42,370 sq km comparative area: slightly more than twice the size of Massachusetts note: includes the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea and the rest of metropolitan Denmark, but excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland

    The 1995 CIA World Factbook

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