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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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Lapland

(ˈlæpˌlænd)
n
(Placename) an extensive region of N Europe, mainly within the Arctic Circle: consists of the N parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the extreme NW of Russia. Also called (informal): Land of the Midnight Sun
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Lap•land

(ˈlæpˌlænd)

n.
a region in N Norway, N Sweden, N Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the NW Russian Federation in Europe: inhabited by Lapps.
Lap′land`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lapland - a region in northmost Europe inhabited by LappsLapland - a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Lapp, Lapplander, Saame, Saami, Same, Sami - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
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Translations
Laponsko
Lappi
Finnmark
Laponia
Lappland

Lapland

[ˈlæplænd] NLaponia f
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Lapland

[ˈlæplænd] nLaponie flap of honour n (British)tour m d'honneur
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Lapland

nLappland nt
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Lapland

[ˈlæpˌlænd] nLapponia
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References in periodicals archive ?
'Reindeer Ears: calf marking during the contemporary era of extensive herding in Swedish Saamiland'.
Wherever one sees this kind of struggle-whether in Norwegian Saamiland, in the Torres Straits Islands, among Kayapo Indians, in South Asian "communalism," or in Southern Africa - there seems to be an almost irresistible inclination to explain behavior by treating it as the product of culture: the Zulus or Yanomamo are said to be warlike or aggressive; some other society might be spoken of as constrained in its thought and action by its cosmology or its kinship system or whatever.