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

  • See Helsingør.

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  • proper n. Helsingør, a city in northern Zealand, Denmark


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  • The essence of this tyrannical modern-dress Elsinore is that no one is ever fully alone.

    Hamlet - review

  • "But I understand the Elsinore is considered one of the finest," I urged.


  • OF Marcus Nettles, at Lake Elsinore, is one of the fastest players in the system and has a good eye at the plate. - Prospects to watch in NL teams' farm systems

  • That's the very pretty place you call Elsinore, Hamlet's home town.

    Three Hearts and Three Lions

  • The Elsinore is truly the ship of souls, the world in miniature; and, because she is such a small world, cleaving this vastitude of ocean as our larger world cleaves space, the strange juxtapositions that continually occur are startling.

    Chapter 26

  • I watched them, not making my presence known, and I knew that the old mate's eyes were boring like gimlets into the windy darkness that separated the Elsinore from the thunder-surfed iron coast he sought to find.

    Chapter 38

  • But then, everything on board the Elsinore is superlative.

    Chapter 15

  • A big Hamburger was leaving Pont Levis and her crew, unshipping the platform railings, began to sing "Elsinore" -- the oldest of our chanteys.

    Actions and Reactions

  • Respected actor Max Von Sydow plays Brewmeister Smith, an evil beermaker/psychiatrist hell bent on taking over the world via a drug in Elsinore Brewery beer, and it’s up to the two dumbest, donut-eating, beer-swilling guys in Canada to stop him.

    Eric’s Top 10 TV-to-Movie Adaptations » Scene-Stealers

  • Native grasslands, vernal pools, and oak savannas with Engelmann oak (Quercus engelmanii) are conserved in the Santa Rosa Plateau Reserve near Elsinore, which is managed by Riverside Co.,

    California coastal sage and chaparral


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