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Korsør

(Encyclopedia) Korsør kôrsör´ [key], city (1992 pop. 14,659), Vestsjælland co., S central Denmark, a seaport on the Store Bælt. In the city are fisheries and factories producing glass…

Leixões

(Encyclopedia) Leixões lā´shoiNsh [key], artificial seaport of Oporto , NW Portugal. Built in the late 19th cent, its chief export is port wine.

Alexandria Troas

(Encyclopedia) Alexandria Troas trō´ăs [key], ancient Greek seaport city, Mysia, NW Asia Minor, called Troas in the Bible. It was important under the Greeks and Romans.

Kástron

(Encyclopedia) Kástron kä´strôn [key], town, E Greece, on Límnos island, in the Aegean Sea. It is a seaport trading in local produce. In ancient times it was known as Myrina. Today it…

Weenix, Jan Baptist

(Encyclopedia) Weenix, Jan Baptist yän bäptĭst´ vā´nĭks [key], 1621–63, Dutch painter and engraver. About 1649 he settled in Utrecht, becoming in the same year the master of the…

Holbæk

(Encyclopedia) Holbæk hôl´bĕk [key], city (1992 pop. 21,851), Vestsjælland co., E Denmark, a seaport on Holbæk Fjord, an arm of the Isefjord; chartered 1288. It is a commercial and…

IJmuiden

(Encyclopedia) IJmuiden īmoi´dən [key], city (1991 est. pop. 58,000), North Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is part of the municipality of Velsen . The city is…

Oskarshamn

(Encyclopedia) Oskarshamn ôs˝kärs-hä´mən [key], city (1990 pop. 17,790), Kalmar co., SE Sweden, a seaport on the Kalmarsund (an arm of the Baltic Sea); chartered 1856. Manufactures of…

Lydd

(Encyclopedia) Lydd lĭd [key], town (1991 pop. 4,721), Kent, SE England. A military training center, Lydd gave its name to lyddite (picric acid), an explosive that was tested at the…

Ystad

(Encyclopedia) Ystad ü´städ [key], city (1990 pop. 15,670), Malmöhus co., S Sweden, a seaport on the Baltic Sea. It is a commercial and industrial center and a popular summer resort.…