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

  • A city of south-central Finland north-northeast of Helsinki. Chartered in 1782, it is a winter sports center in a lumbering area. Population: 91,000.

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  • proper n. A city in eastern Finland.


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  • It is located in the city of Kuopio, which is the educational, scientific, cultural, commercial and tourism center of Eastern Finland. Digital 50 Daily Industry News RSS Feed

  • "Kuopio" was printed as "Koupio" in the original. lined throughout with black sheepskin.

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  • With his mother, he moved from one household to another before settling in the eastern part of Finland, in the city of Kuopio.

    Martti Ahtisaari - Biography

  • After promising results in a greenhouse, University of Kuopio environmental scientist Surendra Pradhan and his colleagues plan a real world test in Nepal.

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  • The researchers, led by Jaakko Mursu , of the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, assessed supplement use in three questionnaires taken in 1986, 1987 and 2004, and then tracked the death rate in the women.

    Supplements Offer Risks, Little Benefit, Study Says

  • Martti Ahtisaari was born in Viborg, but during the Winter War he moved with his mother to Kuopio and later to Uleåborg.

    The Nobel Peace Prize 2008 - Presentation Speech

  • Johnson worked in Kuopio as a shop manager, and was able to provide his daughter a good education.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • With her brave approach to topical, polemic issues Canth was a constant target of conservative critics, especially clergymen, but at the same time her home in Kuopio attracted such writers and artists as Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Jean Sibelius, K.A.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • After the death of her husband in 1879, Canth moved with her seven children to Kuopio.

    Minna Canth

  • He rose in the position of a foreman and in 1853 the family moved to Kuopio, a small but culturally active town 500 kilometers from Helsinki.

    Minna Canth


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