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Copenhagen

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Definition the capital and largest city of Denmark; located on the island of Zealand
  • The Circle had just purchased it from a three-person startup out of Copenhagen.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I've studied signs, and know their marks; they were taught me two score years ago, by the old witch in Copenhagen.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Her plan would start when he got to Copenhagen.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • "He'll wait us out," said a blond Shadowhunter from the Copenhagen Conclave.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Shouldn't he have made for Malmö and the bridge to Copenhagen, or for one of the ferries?"
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • One to Copenhagen and one to Helsinki.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • The label inside the jacket read The English House, Copenhagen.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • These days, Copenhagen is my brand of choice.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • She would say in Copenhagen, or in Barcelona; having, while making the tour of Europe, spent a couple of days at each of these places.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • There had been no real coffee in Copenhagen since the beginning of the Nazi occupation.
    Lois Lowry  --  Number the Stars
  • "It's from Copenhagen.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • Danes look a lot like Belgians, and if you were dropped on a street corner in Copenhagen, you wouldn't find it all that different from a street corner in Brussels.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • But one thing struck his fancy, and that was a certain singular steeple situated on the Island of Amak, which is the southeast quarter of the city of Copenhagen.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • "They must be in a big hurry," he said, spitting a long stream of the Copenhagen chewing tobacco Mortenson had brought him from Montana out the window, "to become martyrs.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In 1995, a crowd of four hundred Danish anarchists looted a McDonald's in downtown Copenhagen, made a bonfire of its furniture in the street, and burned the restaurant to the ground.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Most often the parcel was posted in Stockholm, but three times from London, twice from Paris, twice from Copenhagen, once from Madrid, once from Bonn, and once from Pensacola, Florida.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • He still a young man but no longer a young diplomat, as he had entered the service at the age of sixteen, had been in Paris and Copenhagen, and now held a rather important post in Vienna.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • A sweet young thing of nineteen— everyone called her Elly—with flax-blond hair, a Danish girl, not even from Copenhagen, but from Odense on the island of Fyn, where her father owned a butter factory.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • I show her photos of the commune I had joined briefly in Copenhagen, living alongside ripped-T-shirt-and-beanie-hat-wearing Danish beatniks who had built a self-governing community on a former military base.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • They went in groups of five or six, hunting in packs like wolves over the countryside; moreover, they're just as voracious as dogfish, if I can believe a certain Copenhagen professor who says that from one dolphin's stomach, he removed thirteen porpoises and fifteen seals.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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