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.
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Laplander

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

[ˈlæplændəʳ] Nlapón/ona m/f
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Laplander

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

[ˈlæpˌlændəʳ] nlappone m/f
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In the winter bleakness a hunger for colour came over people, like the Laplander's craving for fats and sugar.
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., the most wealthy of the heathen countries; for if they expected to bring no gains to their Church by it, it may well be admired how they came to admit the Chinese Confucius into the calendar of the Christian saints.
The Laplander was one of a number of Aston Villa fans to invade the Stadium of Light pitch after Shaun Maloney's brilliant equaliser.
Take the story about the Inuit shaman who provides Laplander Pitt with a new nose.
HIGHLIGHT: There's wonder all round as the children meet Santa Claus outside his house in Lapland, and (above from left) Kayleigh, Jessica, Cameron, Joshua and Tyla wrap up warm against the -30 degree temperatures; CHARCOAL: Cameron receives his reindeer blessing and face print from a Laplander
Inspired by traditional Laplander costume, the tunics start with broad pieces of wool or polyester fleece, which you cut and sew together, then embroider.
SHOULD the Dons beat Laplander side RoPS in the first qualifying round of the Europa League they could potentially face Fola Esch again.
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1 With Santa Claus being a Laplander of German descent, will he be banned from flying his sleigh over our borders post-Brexit?
It is not from the mere vagaries of fancy, that they are equally prized by the Laplander and the Siamese.