geographical name \ˈr-ˌhüs\

Definition of ÅRHUS

city & port Denmark in E Jutland on the Kattegat pop 259,493

Variants of ÅRHUS

År·hus or Aar·hus \ˈr-ˌhüs\


   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Seaport (pop., 2001: 286,688), eastern Jutland, Denmark. It lies along Århus Bay and has an extensive harbour. Its origins are unknown, but it became a bishopric in AD 948 and, with its many religious institutions, prospered during the Middle Ages. In modern times, industrialization and harbour expansion have made it Denmark's second largest city.

Variants of ÅRHUS

Århus or Aarhus


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