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1. A fine yarn made from the wool of a breed of sheep originally developed in the Shetland Islands, used for knitting and weaving.
2. A garment, especially a sweater, made of this yarn.
[After the Shetland (Islands).]
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(Placename) Also called: Shetland Islands a group of about 100 islands (fewer than 20 inhabited), off the N coast of Scotland, which constitute an island authority of Scotland: a Norse dependency from the 8th century until 1472; noted for the breeding of Shetland ponies, knitwear manufacturing, and fishing; oil-related industries. Administrative centre: Lerwick. Pop: 21 870 (2003 est). Area: 1426 sq km (550 sq miles). Official name (until 1974): Zetland
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2. a fabric or garment of Shetland wool.
3. Formerly, Zetland. a region in NE Scotland, comprising the Shetland Islands.
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|Noun||1.||Shetland - an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland|
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
|2.||Shetland - a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands|
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A. N → las Islas Shetland
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
the Shetlands, the Shetland Isles, the Shetland Islands → les îles fpl ShetlandShetland pony n → poney m des îles Shetland
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n, Shetland Islands
pl → Shetlandinseln pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Shetland[ˈʃɛtlənd] n the Shetlands
the Shetland Islands → le (isole) Shetland
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995