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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Iceland, in the southwest part of the island. Traditionally founded in 874, it became capital of the country in 1918 after Denmark recognized Iceland's sovereignty.

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  • proper noun The capital of Iceland

Etymologies

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From Icelandic Reykjavík ("bay of smokes").

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