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n. - The largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen.

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  • This capital of Denmark was also situated on an island called Sjaelland in the Kattegat Sea.
  • The "Sjaelland," seventy-four, next north of her, was likewise carried out of the line by her cables being cut; while the "Holstein," and the northernmost ship of all,...
  • Scandinavian tradition he is specially associated with the ancient royal residence at Leire in Sjaelland.
  • In English tradition this person is connected with "Scedeland" (pl.), a name which may have been applied to Sjaelland as well as Skåne, while in for more
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