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Shet·land

 (shĕt′lənd)
n.
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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Shetland

(ˈʃɛtlənd)
n
(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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Shet•land

(ˈʃɛt lənd)
n.
2. a fabric or garment of Shetland wool.
3. Formerly, Zetland. a region in NE Scotland, comprising the Shetland Islands.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Shetland - an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of ScotlandShetland - 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
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
2.Shetland - a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland IslandsShetland - a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands
sheep dog, sheepdog, shepherd dog - any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
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Translations

Shetland

[ˈʃetlənd]
A. Nlas Islas Shetland
B. CPD the Shetland Islands, the Shetland Isles, the Shetlands NPLlas Islas Shetland
Shetland pony Npony m de (las) Shetland
Shetland wool Nlana f de las Shetland
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Shetland

[ˈʃɛtlənd] n
the Shetlands, the Shetland Isles, the Shetland Islands → les îles fpl ShetlandShetland pony nponey m des îles Shetland
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Shetland

n, Shetland Islands
plShetlandinseln pl
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Shetland

[ˈʃɛtlənd] n the Shetlands
the Shetland Islands → le (isole) Shetland
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The Hjaltland, which runs from Aberdeen to Lerwick, is a fine vessel, with my cabin accommodation rivalling that of a good hotel - and it has bars and restaurants that are top-notch.
The Hjaltland - which runs from Aberdeen to Lerwick - is a fine vessel, with my cabin accommodation rivalling that of a good hotel, and it has bars and restaurants that are top notch.
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The government bought the three passenger vessels Hjaltland, Hrossey and Hamnavoe last year after previously leasing them from the Royal Bank of Scotland.