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Scan·di·na·vi·a

 (skăn′də-nā′vē-ə, -nāv′yə)
A region of northern Europe consisting of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Finland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands are often included in the region.

Scandinavia

(ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə)
n
1. (Placename) Also called: the Scandinavian Peninsula the peninsula of N Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
2. (Placename) the countries of N Europe, esp considered as a cultural unit and including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and often Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroes

Scan•di•na•vi•a

(ˌskæn dəˈneɪ vi ə)

n.
1. Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and sometimes Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands.
2. Also called Scandina′vian Penin′sula. the peninsula consisting of Norway and Sweden.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scandinavia - the peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and SwedenScandinavia - the peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
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
2.Scandinavia - a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian
smorgasbord - an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal
lutefisk, lutfisk - dried cod soaked in a lye solution before boiling to give it a gelatinous consistency
Danmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea
Kingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
Kingdom of Sweden, Sverige, Sweden - a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
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
troll - (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
Norse, Northman, Scandinavian - an inhabitant of Scandinavia
Translations
Skandinávie
Skandinavien
Skandinavia
Skandinavija
Skandinavía
スカンジナビア
스칸디나비아
Skandinavien
กลุ่มประเทศสแกนดิเนเวีย
Scandinavia

Scandinavia

[ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə] NEscandinavia f

Scandinavia

[ˌskændɪˈneɪviə] nScandinavie f
in Scandinavia → en Scandinavie

Scandinavia

nSkandinavien nt

Scandinavia

[ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə] nla Scandinavia

Scandinavia

اسكندنافيا Skandinávie Skandinavien Skandinavien Σκανδιναβία Escandinavia Skandinavia Scandinavie Skandinavija Scandinavia スカンジナビア 스칸디나비아 Scandinavië Skandinavia Skandynawia Escandinávia Скандинавия Skandinavien กลุ่มประเทศสแกนดิเนเวีย İskandinavya Scandinavia 斯堪的纳维亚
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Mr Nixon said he is now looking to Europe to find out how countries there deal with the issue, particularly Scandanavian countries like Denmark and Sweden.
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