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NAKSKOV, a seaport of Denmark, in the amt (county) of Maribo, on a wide bay of the Laalands belt at the west end of the island of Laaland, 31 m. by rail W. of Nykjobing. Pop. (1901) 8310. The church dates from the beginning of the 15th century. There is a large sugar factory. A great dike, extending S.E. to Rodby (20 m.), protects the coast against inundation, a serious inroad of the sea having occurred in 1872.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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