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ˈdɛn mɑrkDen·mark

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark, Danmarknoun

    a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea


  1. Denmarknoun

    A country in Western Europe consisting mainly of most of the Jutland Peninsula and a number of islands off its coast. Capital: Copenhagen (KÍbenhavn).

    Etymology: From Danmark, from Danish dansk + merki or mǫrk.


  1. Denmark

    Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a state in the Scandinavian region of Northern Europe with two autonomous constituent countries in the north Atlantic Ocean, the Faroe Islands and Greenland. It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, located southwest of Sweden, south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and the Danish archipelago of 407 islands, which includes Zealand, Vendsyssel-Thy, Funen, Lolland, Falster, and Bornholm. Denmark has close cultural, historical and economic ties with its Scandinavian neighbours, and the national language, Danish, is closely related to Swedish and Norwegian. The Kingdom of Denmark is a unitary constitutional monarchy, organised in a parliamentary democracy. Ending absolute monarchy that was introduced in 1660, the Constitution of Denmark was signed on 5 June 1849, only to be rewritten four times; the latest revision in 1953. Women's right to vote was granted in 1915. The unicameral parliament, the Folketing, resides in Copenhagen, together with judicial, executive, and legislative powers. Denmark exercises hegemonic influence in the Danish Realm, devolving political powers to handle internal affairs to the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark became a member of the European Union in 1973, maintaining four opt-outs from European Union policies, as outlined in the 1992 Edinburgh Agreement. Both the Faroe Islands and Greenland remain outside the Union.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Denmark

    the smallest of the three Scandinavian kingdoms, consisting of Jutland and an archipelago of islands in the Baltic Sea, divided into 18 counties, and is less than half the size of Scotland; is a low-lying country, no place in it more above the sea-level than 500 ft., and as a consequence has no river to speak of, only meres or lakes; the land is laid out in cornfields and grazing pastures; there are as good as no minerals, but abundance of clay for porcelain; while the exports consist chiefly of horses, cattle, swine, hams, and butter; it has 1407 m. of railway, and 8686 of telegraph wires; the government is constitutional, and the established religion Lutheran.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. denmark

    A kingdom of Northern Europe, which, with Sweden and Norway, was originally called Scandinavia. In ancient times it was occupied by a fierce and warlike people, whose principal occupation was piracy. In 832 the Danes landed in England, and there established two kingdoms, and two centuries afterwards the conquest of England was completed by Canute, king of Denmark. In the 15th century Christian I. connected Norway, Sleswick, and Holstein with the crown of Denmark, but in consequence of siding with Napoleon, Denmark was obliged to cede Norway to Sweden in 1814. In 1848 Sleswick and Holstein revolted, the duchies being aided by Prussia and other powers of the Germanic Confederation, who, however, concluded a peace on their own account, July 2, 1850. The duchies continued the war, were defeated at Idstet, July 25, 1850, and peace was restored by the intervention of the powers in January, 1851. Hostilities again commenced in 1863, and were terminated by the peace of Vienna in 1864, Denmark renouncing all claim on Sleswick-Holstein.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Denmark

    Properly Danmark, the mark or boundary of the land of the Danes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Denmark in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Denmark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Denmark in a Sentence

  1. Connie Hedegaard:

    People (in Denmark) think it makes a difference what you do, and it makes a difference whether you do something or not. You're not sitting passively waiting for somebody else, or for the politicians, to do it. That is something that hopefully could inspire others.

  2. President Truman:

    Facts First : Denmark's annual subsidy to Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, is for less than $ 600 million.According to a representative from Greenland's Ministry of Finance, Head of Division Anders Fonnesbech-Wulff, the grant for 2019 is expected to amount to 3.86 billion Danish kroner( DKK), which is approximately $ 573 million. The amount has increased slightly over the years, from $ 547 million( 3.68 billion DKK) in 2016 to $ 553 million( 3.72 billion DKK) in 2017 to $ 568 million( 3.82 billion DKK) in 2018. All US dollar amounts are based on the Tuesday exchange rate.Greenland and TrumanTrump said that President Truman wanted to buy Greenland from Denmark, which is true. But he also said.

  3. Andrej Kramaric:

    The biggest pressure for us was in the game against Denmark in the round of 16.... now we are enjoying what is happening, when the game starts, there will be a bit of pressure but we are enjoying the fact that we are here in the World Cup semi-finals.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    I think we should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway.

  5. Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt:

    In recent years Denmark has gone through a severe crisis, the worst crisis since the Second World War ... We were hit harder than other countries because the good times were used poorly.

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