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Heligoland

Line breaks: Heli¦go|land
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛlɪɡəʊland
 
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Definition of Heligoland in English:

A small island in the North Sea off the coast of Germany, one of the North Frisian Islands. The island was Danish from 1714 until seized by the British navy in 1807 and later ceded officially to Britain. In 1890 it was returned to Germany. German name Helgoland.

Words that rhyme with Heligoland

washlandhomeland

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