Colorful village on the Island of Bornholm.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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Danish island in the Baltic Sea, south of Sweden: 227 sq mi (588 sq km); pop. 45,000
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An island of eastern Denmark in the Baltic Sea near Sweden. It was held for varying periods by Denmark, Sweden, and Lübeck merchants before becoming part of Denmark in the 1600s.