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(Placename) the Finnish name for Finland


(ˈfɪn lənd)

1. Finnish, Suomi. a republic in N Europe: on the Baltic. 5,518,372; 130,119 sq. mi. (337,010 sq. km).Cap.: Helsinki.
2. Gulf of, an arm of the Baltic, S of Finland.
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Noun1.Suomi - republic in northern EuropeSuomi - republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
Karelia - a region in Finland and Russia between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea
capital of Finland, Finnish capital, Helsingfors, Helsinki - the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center
Espoo - a city in southern Finland
Tammerfors, Tampere - an industrial city in south central Finland
Aaland islands, Ahvenanmaa, Aland islands - an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control
Maarianhamina, Mariehamn - a town that is the chief port of the Aland islands
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Finn - a native or inhabitant of Finland
2.Suomi - the official language of FinlandSuomi - the official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages
Baltic-Finnic - a group of Finnic languages including Finnish and Estonian
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