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 (shĕl′än′) also Zea·land (zē′lənd)
An island of eastern Denmark bounded by the Kattegat and the Baltic Sea. Separated from Sweden by the Oresund, it is the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen, the country's capital.


(Danish ˈsjɛlan)
(Placename) the Danish name for Zealand


(ˈzi lənd)

the largest island of Denmark: Copenhagen is located here. 2709 sq. mi. (7015 sq. km).
Danish, Sjaelland.
Zea′land•er, n.
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Noun1.Sjaelland - the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
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
Zealander - a native or inhabitant of Zealand
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A convenience sample of 21 junior doctors (house officers and residents) employed at hospitals in Region Sjaelland, Denmark, participated in a semi-structured on-line survey about factors that would motivate them to do research (open-ended questions); answers were analyzed using simple content analysis (3); The three most frequent themes were:
Undersogelsen blev udfort i overensstemmelse med Etiske Retningslinjer for Sygeplejeforskning i Norden (25) og blev anmeldt til Datatilsynet og Videnskabsetisk Komite for Region Sjaelland.
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The study was approved by the local ethics committee; Den Regionale Videnskabsetiske Komite for Region Sjaelland, Denmark.
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21 September 2011 - Ferry line operator Scandlines GmbH may lay off between 200 and 400 Danish employees on its Gedser-Rostock service, Danish regional radio DR P4 Sjaelland reported today, quoting union steward Joan Willumsen.
March 2008: Sparekassen Sjaelland acquires Haarslev Sparekasse.
We are using grocery stores to access people who don't want the quality of paint demanded by professionals or committed DIY users," explained Tina Bruun Sjaelland, a sales manager in Flugger's international department.
Within the Oresund the Danes are in the majority: two-thirds of the region's inhabitants live in Sjaelland (Greater Copenhagen), the rest in Skane (Malmo and surroundings).