Lapplander


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Noun1.Lapplander - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeerLapplander - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
Lapland, Lappland - a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
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He brings joy to millions of children every year, yet little is known about the lusty Lapplander, beyond an apparent liking for milk and cookies and kissing Mummy - and the fact that he only works one night a year.
In 1874, Carl Hagenbeck, highly successful purveyor of wild animals to zoos and circuses around the world, hit upon the idea of exhibiting Sami people (or, as he called them, "Lapplanders") in their native regalia performing their daily routines in a facsimile village amidst the Hamburg Zoological Garden.
Can portraits of exotic Lapplanders in the British press, enthusiastic accounts of the welfare state in post-war travel literature and descriptions of the liberal Nordic woman as a metaphor for a freer society in Franco Spain really be bundled together under a joint label of 'Nordicness'?