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  • noun the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center

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Examples

  • From 1937 to 1940, he served in Helsingfors, Finland.

    Sweden's Relationship with the British Empire and with Canada in Particular

  • It is the Finland-Swedish fund based in Helsinki aka Helsingfors that supports literature written in Swedish in Finland.

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  • Sweden has been engaged in completing the fortress of Sweaborg, near Helsingfors, which is said to be an exceeding strong place.

    The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. VIII

  • A few years later, as a single mother, she was allocated municipal apartment in Kottby Käpylä, a suburb of Helsingfors.

    Mirjam Tuominen - 7

  • For a while she lived with her mother and sisters in her former home in Helsingfors – an old, dark apartment, similar to the one in which her little heroine Irina has nightmares.

    Mirjam Tuominen - 7

  • A few years later, as a single mother, she was allocated municipal apartment in Kottby Käpylä, a suburb of Helsingfors.

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  • For a while she lived with her mother and sisters in her former home in Helsingfors – an old, dark apartment, similar to the one in which her little heroine Irina has nightmares.

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  • WPA secretaries worked at the ports (Stettin, Germany; Narva, Estonia; Riga, Latvia; and Helsingfors, Finland) and on board ships traveling between these cities to provide relief to prisoners of war and their families.

    Pursuit of an 'Unparalleled Opportunity': The American YMCA and Prisoner of War Diplomacy among the Central Power Nations during World War I

  • Since before the outbreak of war Torsten Korsström had obtained an art teaching post at the Teachers' Training College in Nykarleby, Ostrobothnia, his young wife had to spend the war years there, isolated in Finland's smallest town, far from her family, her friends and the intellectual circles of Helsingfors.

    Mirjam Tuominen - 3

  • Since before the outbreak of war Torsten Korsström had obtained an art teaching post at the Teachers' Training College in Nykarleby, Ostrobothnia, his young wife had to spend the war years there, isolated in Finland's smallest town, far from her family, her friends and the intellectual circles of Helsingfors.

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