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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
Skandinávie
Skandinavien
Skandinavia
Skandinavija
Skandinavía
スカンジナビア
스칸디나비아
Skandinavien
กลุ่มประเทศสแกนดิเนเวีย
Scandinavia

Scandinavia

[ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə] NEscandinavia f
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Scandinavia

[ˌskændɪˈneɪviə] nScandinavie f
in Scandinavia → en Scandinavie
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Scandinavia

nSkandinavien nt
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Scandinavia

[ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə] nla Scandinavia
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Scedeland and Scedenig refer to Skaney; but perhaps also a poet who puns on "Hand-shoe" or "Glove" (2076, 2085) as the name of the thegn whom Grendel ate to his hands and feet (745) is playing also on a second meaning as "the land of scission."(10) In Scedelandum the first Beowulf's blaed wide sprang (18): i.e., "his fame was noised abroad," but perhaps also "his blade sprang wide": cf.
Scedeland and Scedenig refer to Skaney; but perhaps also a poet who puns on "Hand-shoe" or "Glove" (2076, 2085) as the name of the thegn whom Grendel ate to his hands and feet (745) is playing also on a second meaning as "the land of scission." (10) In Scedelandum the first Beowulf's blaed wide sprang (18): i.e., "his fame was noised abroad," but perhaps also "his blade sprang wide": cf.