Karlshamm (kärls-häˈmən, kärlsˈhäˌ–) [key], city (1990 pop. 18,390), Blekinge co., SE Sweden, a busy port on the Baltic Sea; chartered 1664. It is the seat of a large fishing fleet and has a major concentrated food factory.
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