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Iceland

Ice·land

 (īs′lənd)
An island country in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle. Norse settlers arrived c. 850-875, and Christianity was introduced c. 1000. Iceland passed to Norway in 1262 and, with Norway, to Denmark in 1380. In 1918 it became a sovereign state still nominally under the Danish king, until Icelanders voted for full independence in 1944. Reykjavík is the capital and the largest city.

Ice′land·er n.

Iceland

(ˈaɪslənd)
n
(Placename) an island republic in the N Atlantic, regarded as part of Europe: settled by Norsemen, who established a legislative assembly in 930; under Danish rule (1380–1918); gained independence in 1918 and became a republic in 1944; contains large areas of glaciers, snowfields, and lava beds with many volcanoes and hot springs (the chief source of domestic heat); inhabited chiefly along the SW coast. The economy is based largely on fishing and tourism. Official language: Icelandic. Official religion: Evangelical Lutheran. Currency: króna. Capital: Reykjavik. Pop: 315 281 (2013 est). Area: 102 828 sq km (39 702 sq miles)

Ice•land

(ˈaɪs lənd)

n.
1. a large island in the N Atlantic between Greenland and Scandinavia. 39,698 sq. mi. (102,820 sq. km).
2. a republic including this island and several smaller islands: formerly Danish; independent since 1944. 272,512. Cap.: Reykjavik.
Ice′land`er (-ˌlæn dər, -lən dər) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Iceland - an island republic on the island of IcelandIceland - an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Iceland - a volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle
capital of Iceland, Reykjavik - the capital and chief port of Iceland on the southwestern coast of Iceland; buildings are heated by natural hot water
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
Icelander - a native or inhabitant of Iceland
2.Iceland - a volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle
Iceland, Republic of Iceland - an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
Translations
Island
Island
Islando
Island
ایسلند
Islanti
איסלנד
Island
Izland
アイスランド
아이슬란드
Islande
Islanda
Island
Islandija
Island
ประเทศไอซ์แลนด์
nước Iceland

Iceland

[ˈaɪslənd]
A. NIslandia f
B. CPD Iceland spar Nespato m de Islandia

Iceland

[ˈaɪslənd] nIslande f
in Iceland → en Islande
to Iceland → en Islande

Iceland

nIsland nt

Iceland

[ˈaɪslənd] nl'Islanda

Iceland

أَيْسْلَنْدَا Island Island Island Ισλανδία Islandia Islanti Islande Island Islanda アイスランド 아이슬란드 IJsland Island Islandia Islândia Исландия Island ประเทศไอซ์แลนด์ İzlanda nước Iceland 冰岛
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