Odense

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Borrowed from Danish Odense.

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Odense

  1. Odense, the largest city in Region of Southern Denmark (Region Syddanmark) and third-largest city in Denmark.
  2. Odense Municipality (Odense Kommune), the municipality of which the city of Odense is administrative centre.
    • 2005, Carsten Greve, Niels Ejersbo, Contracts as Reinvented Institutions in the Public Sector, Greenwood Publishing Group (Praeger), page 91,
      In the policy document, Odense municipality listed several matters to be considered when deciding what to put up for contracting. [] The policy document gives the broad guidelines for contracting out in Odense.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Originally Odins vi ("shrine of Odin"), whence also Vojens (a small town in Southern Jutland). Compare Old Norse Óðinn and (temple, sanctuary). The surrounding area was known as a sanctuary for worshippers of Odin. (See Wikipedia-logo.svg Odense#Early history on Wikipedia.Wikipedia )

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈoˀðənə], [ˈoðˀn̩sə], local pronunciation IPA(key): [ˈoːonsə],
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Odense

  1. Odense, the largest city in Region Syddanmark and third-largest city in Denmark.
  2. The capital of the eponymous municipality in which it is located.

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