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I was 13 when I had my first bout of insomnia. My family was in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the summer, and day never really became night.
Siri Hustvedt

Meaning of "Reykjavik" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REYKJAVIK

Reykjavik  [ˈreɪkjəˌviːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REYKJAVIK

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Reykjavik is a noun.
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WHAT DOES REYKJAVIK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Reykjavik

Reykjavík

Reykjavík (Icelandic pronunciation: ( listen), English /ˈreɪkjəˌvik/) is the capital and largest city of Iceland. Its latitude, at 64°08' N, makes it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of the Faxaflói Bay. With a population of around 120,000 (and over 200,000 in the Greater Reykjavík Area), it is the heart of Iceland's cultural, economic and governmental activity. Reykjavík is believed to be the location of the first permanent settlement in Iceland, which Ingólfur Arnarson is said to have established around AD 870. Until the 18th century, there was no urban development in the city location. The city was founded in 1786 as an official trading town and grew steadily over the next decades, as it transformed into a regional and later national centre of commerce, population, and governmental activities. It is among the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities in the world.

Definition of Reykjavik in the English dictionary

The definition of Reykjavik in the dictionary is the capital and chief port of Iceland, situated in the southwest: its buildings are heated by natural hot water. Pop: 112 490.

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creek
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geek
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Greek
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Martinique
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Mozambique
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peak
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Reg.
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seek
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Synonyms and antonyms of Reykjavik in the English dictionary of synonyms

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雷克雅未克
1,325 millions of speakers

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Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रेकजाविक
380 millions of speakers
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ريكيافيك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Рейкьявик
278 millions of speakers

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Reykjavik
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রিকজাভিক
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Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
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レイキャビク
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레이캬비크
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Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
80 millions of speakers

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ரிகியவிக்
75 millions of speakers

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रिक्जेविक
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Reykjavik
70 millions of speakers

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Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Рейк´явік
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Reykjavik
30 millions of speakers
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Ρέικιαβικ
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Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
10 millions of speakers
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Reykjavik
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REYKJAVIK»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Reykjavik

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QUOTES WITH «REYKJAVIK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Reykjavik.
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Siri Hustvedt
I was 13 when I had my first bout of insomnia. My family was in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the summer, and day never really became night.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REYKJAVIK»

Discover the use of Reykjavik in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Reykjavik and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War
Scrupulously researched and based on now-declassified documents, Reagan at Reykjavik tells the gripping tale of the weekend that changed the world.
Ken Adelman, 2014
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Reykjavik
The contributors to this volume trace cinema in Iceland from the 1979 establishment of the Icelandic Film Fund—before which the country's film industry barely existed—through today.
Jez Conolly, Caroline Whelan, 2012
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Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on Its Twentieth ...
Collection of essays examines the legacy of the historic meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in light of today's nuclear arms control efforts.
Sidney David Drell, George Pratt Shultz, 2007
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101 Reykjavik: A Novel
Against the backdrop of Reykjav&Ík's storied nightlife and amid the swelling global presence of Icelandic culture, Helgason portrays with brutal honesty and humor a young man who takes uselessness to new extremes, and for whom redemption ...
Hallgrimur Helgason, 2007
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Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear ...
Essays examine the practical steps necessary to address the current security challenges of nuclear weapons and move toward the elimination of all nuclear weapons.
George Pratt Shultz, 2008
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Reykjavik Iceland & Its Surroundings
This is a complete guide to Reykjavik and its surroundings: where to stay & eat, what to see & do, how to get there and how to get around. Filled with maps & photos.
Don Young, 2009
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Iceland: The Bradt Travel Guide
REK Reykjavik City Airport/ReykjavikurflugVOllur Reykjavik's city airport (101 Reykjavik, Reykjavikurflugvollur; "\ 569 4100; www.caa.is) is delightfully small but busy, servicing Iceland's regional destinations, as well as Greenland and the ...
Andrew Evans, 2008
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Europe Review 2003/04: The Economic and Business Report
Chambers of Commerce Iceland Chamber of Commerce (Verslunarrad Islands), Hus Verslunarinnar, Kringlan 7, 1 03 Reykjavik 1 (tel: 886-666; fax: 686-564). Banking Bunadarbanki islands (Agricultural Bank of Iceland), Austurstraeti 3, 101  ...
International Chamber of Commerce, 2004
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Iceland
Central. Reykjavik. You'd be hard pushed to find another capital city as diminutive as Reykjavik, and a leisurely walk of just an hour or two will take you around almost the entirety of the centre. Such smallness accounts for the city's lack of ...
David Leffman, James Proctor, 2004
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Reykjavik and Beyond: Deep Reductions in Strategic Nuclear ...
3 The Impact of Defenses on Offensive Reduction Regimes Spurgeon M. Keeny, Jr. I he Reykjavik Summit demonstrated clearly, if there was any doubt, that strategic defenses have a critical impact on the attempt to achieve substantial ...
Committee on International Security and Arms Control, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REYKJAVIK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Reykjavik is used in the context of the following news items.
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Europa League Preview: Cork City -v- KR Reykjavik
European football returns to Turners Cross for the first time since 2008, when Cork City host KR Reykjavik at Turners Cross on Thursday evening in the Europa ... «Extratime.ie, Jul 15»
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Soccer-Iceland thrive in 'fortress Reykjavik'
REYKJAVIK, June 13 (Reuters) - It bears little resemblance to football's most famous cauldrons but after Iceland came from a goal down to beat the Czech ... «Yahoo Eurosport UK, Jun 15»
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Denver-bound Icelandair flight from Reykjavik hit by lightning
Lightning hit Icelandair Flight 671 shortly after takeoff from Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik, Iceland, tearing the protective skin of the Boeing 757, the ... «The Denver Post, Apr 15»
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Iceland to build first temple to Norse gods in 1000 years
REYKJAVIK Icelanders will soon be able to publicly worship at a shrine to Thor, Odin and Frigg with construction starting this month on the island's first major ... «Reuters UK, Feb 15»
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WOW Indeed! Budget Airline Launches $99 Flights to Europe
Initial transatlantic service connects capital city Reykjavik to Boston-Logan and Baltimore-Washington (BWI) airports. Flights to and from Boston launch in March ... «TIME, Oct 14»
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Turks left wondering what went wrong in Reykjavik
But that was mere delusion, as Fatih Terim's men did the exact opposite, losing 3-0 to the Icelanders in Reykjavik, thereby making an already bad situation even ... «Today's Zaman, Sep 14»
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Celtic 4-0 KR Reykjavik (agg 5-0)
Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki were the heroes as Celtic outclassed KR Reykjavik at Murrayfield to stroll into the third qualifying round of the Champions ... «BBC Sport, Jul 14»
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Celtic 4 KR Reykjavik 0: Match report
Celtic took another step towards the holy grail of the Champions League group phase by comprehensively dismantling their overmatched Icelandic rivals. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 14»
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KR Reykjavík v Celtic
Callum McGregor scored a debut goal to get Celtic boss Ronny Deila's reign off to a winning start in the Champions League qualifier against KR Reykjavik. «BBC Sport, Jul 14»
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Celtic: Gary Martin's Champions League goal for KR Reykjavik
He only moved to the country to play 10 games to improve his fitness during the close season, but has remained there for five seasons because clubs coveted ... «BBC Sport, Jul 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Reykjavik [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/reykjavik>. Aug 2019 ».
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