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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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The Realists, who were undoubtedly the masters of fiction in their passing generation, and who prevailed not only in France, but in Russia, in Scandinavia, in Spain, in Portugal, were overborne in all Anglo-Saxon countries by the innumerable hosts of Romanticism, who to this day possess the land; though still, whenever a young novelist does work instantly recognizable for its truth and beauty among us, he is seen and felt to have wrought in the spirit of Realism.
For the Normans being a mixed race, and better informed according to the information of the times, had lost most of the superstitious prejudices which their ancestors had brought from Scandinavia, and piqued themselves upon thinking freely on such topics.
He added together the populations of the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, England, France, Germany, Italy, Austria, European Russia, and all Scandinavia. The result was 495,000,000.
Menelek XIV is the undisputed ruler of all the continent of Africa, of all of ancient Europe except the British Isles, Scandinavia, and eastern Russia, and has large possessions and prosperous colonies in what once were Arabia and Turkey in Asia.
Barrande, also, shows that there is a striking general parallelism in the successive Silurian deposits of Bohemia and Scandinavia; nevertheless he finds a surprising amount of difference in the species.
Not a fiddler throughout the length and breadth of Scandinavia played as he did.
Between ourselves, the recent cases in which I have been of assistance to the royal family of Scandinavia, and to the French republic, have left me in such a position that I could continue to live in the quiet fashion which is most congenial to me, and to concentrate my attention upon my chemical researches.
In spite of much investigation we can say of the tribes and localities which appear in it only that they are those of the region of Scandinavia and Northern Germany.
"To Clotilde Lothman von Saxe-Meningen, second daughter of the King of Scandinavia. You may know the strict principles of her family.
Migrants appear to have come from varied and potentially distant locations during a period of unprecedented economic growth in southern Scandinavia in the 2nd millennium BC.
The new branch in Scandinavia will cater to Danish and Swedish travellers, offering them unique and premium travel experiences.