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  • proper n. A town in Finland.


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From Finnish Hanko.


  • The Red Air Force had made several appearances over Finnish territory, Soviet artillery was throwing shells across the border on a regular basis, and the Navy had received word of a submarine sighting near Hanko, but otherwise this first day of hostilities had been surprisingly uneventful.

    DBTL 16B: Tora! Tora! Tora!

  • You'll depart Helsinki for Hanko, the country's most southern city, and round off the journey in Turku, Finland's former capital and oldest city.

    Summer Road Trips

  • To reach Turku from Hanko, take Road 25 to Tammisaari, Road 52 to Salo and then Highway 18.

    Summer Road Trips

  • From here it's roughly 130 kilometers southwest to Hanko.

    Summer Road Trips

  • Alamy Turku Castle For something lighter, take Highway 51 all the way into picturesque Hanko to visit some of the best beaches in Finland.

    Summer Road Trips

  • Before leaving Hanko and heading northwest around 150 kilometers to Turku, have lunch at "The House of the Four Winds."

    Summer Road Trips

  • But then, as Hanko Dobringer said, "Those who scare easily should stay away from swords."

    Writing: Polishing is Interpolation

  • There are some entries, though, for passengers who—like my great-grandmother—embarked from Hanko, Finland.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • And Hanko Dobringer sits down to write up his understanding of Liechtenhauer's teachings.


  • Hanko are cool looking little stamps used in Japan as signatures on legal documents.

    - Boing Boing


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