Laplander


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Lap·land

 (lăp′lănd′, -lənd)
A region of extreme northern Europe including northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland and the Kola Peninsula of northwest Russia. It is largely within the Arctic Circle and is the traditional homeland of the Sami.

Lap′land·er n.

Laplander

(ˈlæpˌlændə)
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Lapland
Translations

Laplander

[ˈlæplændəʳ] Nlapón/ona m/f

Laplander

, Lapp
nLappländer(in) m(f), → Lappe m, → Lappin f

Laplander

[ˈlæpˌlændəʳ] nlappone m/f
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Some gamesome wights will tell you that they have to plant weeds there, they don't grow naturally; that they import Canada thistles; that they have to send beyond seas for a spile to stop a leak in an oil cask; that pieces of wood in Nantucket are carried about like bits of the true cross in Rome; that people there plant toadstools before their houses, to get under the shade in summer time; that one blade of grass makes an oasis, three blades in a day's walk a prairie; that they wear quicksand shoes, something like Laplander snowshoes; that they are so shut up, belted about, every way inclosed, surrounded, and made an utter island of by the ocean, that to their very chairs and tables small clams will sometimes be found adhering, as to the backs of sea turtles.
Samuel Laing says that "the Laplander in his skin dress, and in a skin bag which he puts over his head and shoulders, will sleep night after night on the snow .
However, I say I had not the least doubt of his sincerity and pious intentions; and I am firmly of opinion, if the rest of the Popish missionaries were like him, they would strive to visit even the poor Tartars and Laplanders, where they have nothing to give them, as well as covet to flock to India, Persia, China, &c.
currentIndex=24&thumbnailIndex=30) Dory 3D Laplander Hat
1 With Santa Claus being a Laplander of German descent, will he be banned from flying his sleigh over our borders post-Brexit?
Aided by his 'elves' from Moseley Round Table, the red suited Laplander, will be embarking on a nightly tour around the area including Moseley, Kings Heath, Selly Park and Bournville - helping to raise funds for a number of local community groups who are teaming up with Santa and his helpers.
Across the dark they heard echoes of the Javanese flute players, the Dahomey drums, the bark of the Laplander dogs, and the cry of the Eskimo baby, who was born three days after the fair began and died six days later.
There was also a 35-foot icebreaker from 1830 named Laplander.
Instead of a generalization about Laplanders, this device requires a language used to put an index number next to the term so that a distinction is made between Laplander 1 and Laplander 2.
On a harrowing 644 km trek during the winter of 1908, be guided a herd of 50 reindeer with their Laplander caretakers from St.
including co-Chair Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Celeste Laplander.
The white-bearded Laplander, who appears to have lost weight, arrived mid-morning before basing himself in the grandly titled Ascot Winter Wonderland, where a long line of adults and kiddywinks stretched back well beyond the sign (probably borrowed from Alton Towers) marked "queues are one hour from this point".