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Å·land Islands

 (ä′lənd, ō′länd′)
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Åland Islands

(ˈɑːlənd; ˈɔːlənd; Swedish ˈoːland)
pl n
(Placename) a group of over 6000 islands under Finnish administration, in the Gulf of Bothnia. Capital: Mariehamn. Pop: 26 347 (2003 est). Finnish name: Ahvenanmaa
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Å′land Is′lands

(ˈɑ lənd, ˈɔ lənd)
n.pl.
a group of Finnish islands in the Baltic Sea, between Sweden and Finland. 23,761; 572 sq. mi. (1480 sq. km). Finnish, Ahvenanmaa.
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Noun1.Aland Islands - an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish controlAland islands - an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control
Finland, Republic of Finland, Suomi - republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917
Gulf of Bothnia - a northern arm of the Baltic Sea; between Sweden and Finland
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