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[el-suh-nawr, -nohr] /ˌɛl səˈnɔr, -ˈnoʊr/
noun Unabridged
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  • I caught a glimpse of the men on the lower-yards as they were blotted from view and as the Elsinore heeled over and down.

  • And so,” he ventured politely, “you have really been on board the Elsinore all this time!

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • I send you a sketch of Elsinore, as I thought it would be, and Elsinore as it is.

  • “But I understand the Elsinore is considered one of the finest,” I urged.

  • As we tried to forecast it, their plan is to desert the Elsinore in the boats as soon as we fetch up with the land.

  • If ever, in an hour, the Elsinore had been less gymnastic than at that moment, I had not noticed it.

  • And, most important of all, we are in possession of all the food on the Elsinore.

  • It will be an opportunity to get outside the Elsinore and see her under full sail.

  • You've been written up as a beauty and the intellectual and social leader of Elsinore.

    Mrs. Balfame Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • And by the same token, here on the Elsinore, has not the land-world ceased?

British Dictionary definitions for Elsinore


/ˈɛlsɪˌnɔː; ˌɛlsɪˈnɔː/
the English name for Helsingør
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