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Saa·re·maa

also Sa·re·ma  (sär′ə-mä′)
An island of western Estonia in the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the Gulf of Riga. Long strategically important, it has been controlled by the Teutonic Knights and by Livonia, Denmark, Sweden, Russia, and Estonia.
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Saa•re•maa

(ˈsɑr əˌmɑ)

n.
an island in the Baltic, at the mouth of the Gulf of Riga, belonging to Estonia. 1048 sq. mi. (2714 sq. km).
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46F, 37C, 30F, L) from the Silurian (Ludlow-Pridoli) of Saaremaa Island, Estonia.
Gegenwartig erfolgt in interdisziplinarer Gemeinschaftsarbeit die Publikation eines Sammelbandes mit dem Titel Asva A Late Bronze Age settlement in Saaremaa Island. Das von Valter Lang und Lembi Lougas ins Leben gerufene Projekt vereint Spezialbeitrage estnischer, schwedischer, polnischer und deutscher Archaologen, Palaozoologen, Isotopenforscher und Geowissenschaftler (Lang & Lougas, in Vorber.).
It's a partly transparent circular tent on the Baltic nation's picturesque Saaremaa Island. Guests can marvel at the Milky Way from the comfort of their bed.
BALTIC P&O CRUISES (0843 373 0111) offers a 16-night cruise on Adonia (D311) from PS999 (Getaway Fare) ex-Southampton August 9 to Copenhagen, Saaremaa Island, Tallin, St Petersburg (overnight in port), Stockholm, Visby, Kalmar, Sassnitz and Kiel canal.
Although extensive deeper areas (4-12 m) of the southern shores of Saaremaa Island were dredged, no individuals were found deeper down.
13 September 2011 - Finnish electronics maker Incap Oyj (HEL:ICP1V) said today its production plant in Kuressaare, on the Saaremaa island offshore Estonia, would be expanded by 3,400 sq m to some 7,000 sq m.
agrarius species on the Saaremaa island of Estonia, northeastern Europe; the Saaremaa virus has been established in cell culture (18).
Laadjala Bridge outcrop on the Kuressaare-Leisi Road, Saaremaa Island, Estonia; Tahula Beds of the Kuressaare Stage, Ludlow, Upper Silurian.
This year, the summer capital of Parnu received a cruise ship, and every year a number of cruise ships are reaching Saaremaa Island. There is a great interest in local food and lifestyle among visitors, therefore, outside the city center of Tallinn, a new Balti Jaam (the Baltic Rail Station) market has been opened, which will be an attractive place for visitors next year.