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Kalmar

[kahl-mahr] /ˈkɑl mɑr/
noun
1.
a seaport in SE Sweden, on Kalmar Sound.
Related forms
Kalmarian
[kal-mair-ee-en] /kælˈmɛər i ɛn/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Kalmar

/Swedish ˈkalmar/
noun
1.
a port in SE Sweden, partly on the mainland and partly on a small island in the Sound of Kalmar opposite Öland: scene of the signing of the Union of Kalmar, which united Sweden, Denmark, and Norway into a single monarchy (1397–1523). Pop: 60 734 (2004 est)
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Kalmar

lan (county) of southeastern Sweden, in Gotaland region, on the Baltic Sea. It has two distinct parts: the mainland, forming the eastern part of the traditional landskap (province) of Smaland, and the island landskap of Oland (q.v.). Between Oland and the mainland is the long, narrow Kalmar Sound

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