|Elsinore (ˈɛlsɪˌnɔː, ˌɛlsɪˈnɔː)|
|the English name for Helsingør|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
city, northeastern Denmark. It lies on the northeast coast of Zealand (Sjaelland), at the narrowest part of The Sound (Oresund), opposite Helsingborg, Sweden, with which it is connected by ferry. A toll for crossing The Sound was introduced in medieval times, and Helsingor, which had been a trading community since the 13th century, was granted a charter (1426). The city prospered until the toll was abolished in 1857.
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