Definition of Reykjavik in US English:

Reykjavik

proper noun

  • The capital of Iceland, a port on the western coast; population 119,357 (2009).

Origin

From Icelandic rejkja ‘smoky’, referring to the steam from its many hot springs.

Pronunciation

Reykjavik

/ˈreɪkjəˌvɪk//ˈrākyəˌvik/