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

  • A town of southern Finland, a suburb of Helsinki. Population: 235,000.

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  • proper n. A city of Finland.

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  • n. a city in southern Finland


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  • Nokia, based in Espoo near Helsinki, employs 130,000 people worldwide.

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  • Overall, this is a good problem for Apple to have but the folks at Nokia in Espoo, Finland must be thanking Steve Jobs profusely for his shortsightedness.

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  • Investigator Henrik Niklander said police are examining the relationship between Shkupolli and the people he gunned down in Espoo, which is a few miles (kilometres) outside the Finnish capital, Helsinki.

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  • He collected 12,300 votes from Helsinki, and nearly 6,000 from his home town of Espoo, which is not traditionally a True Finns stronghold.

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  • The new complaint relates to seven Nokia patents that the Espoo, Finland-based company said "are now being used by Apple to create key features in its products in the areas of multitasking operating systems, data synchronization, positioning, call quality and the use of Bluetooth accessories."

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  • Rovio, which employs 50 people and is based in Espoo, Finland, has also cut a deal with 20th Century Fox, which like The Wall Street Journal is owned by News Corp ., to create a version of "Angry Birds" that features avian characters from the upcoming animated movie "Rio."

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