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Reykjavik Line breaks: Rey¦kja|vik
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪkjəvɪk/
/ˈreɪkjəviːk/

Definition of Reykjavik in English:

The capital of Iceland, a port on the west coast; population 119,357 (2009).

Origin

From Icelandic rejkja 'smoky', referring to the steam from its many hot springs.

Words that rhyme with Reykjavik

Keflavik • Menshevik

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