Zetland


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Zetland

(ˈzɛtlənd)
n
(Placename) the official name (until 1974) of Shetland

Shet•land

(ˈʃɛt lənd)
n.
2. a fabric or garment of Shetland wool.
3. Formerly, Zetland. a region in NE Scotland, comprising the Shetland Islands.
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Noun1.Zetland - an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of ScotlandZetland - an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
References in classic literature ?
Those who have visited the Zetland Islands, are familiar with the description of castles called by the inhabitants Burghs; and by the Highlanders for they are also to be found both in the Western Isles and on the mainland Duns.
In Zetland there are several scores of these Burghs, occupying in every case, capes, headlands, islets, and similar places of advantage singularly well chosen.
The rose garden in Grangemouth's Zetland Park stands to gain from a popular novelty race on Saturday next week - and everyone who can manage is urged to join in.
THE Princess Royal paid a visit to Teesside to see Redcar's newly refurbished Zetland lifeboat.
The Zetland will host the authentic German evening every Friday and Saturday in its live events venue, Wasted Space.
Lady Susan Zetland, 77, is said to have driven through a closed junction close to her home, Aske Hall, near Richmond, North Yorks.
The crash happened at the junction of Sussex Road and Zetland Street in Southport yesterday afternoon.
Katie Gunn gave Birtley a solid start, handing over in sixth after clocking 13min 18secs, as guest team Richmond and Zetland (Shona Fletcher) led the 78 teams to the first changeover.
Manchester, NH, January 12, 2011 --(PR.com)-- NH custom home builder and Certified Green Professional (CGP) Steven Reddy of Zetland Homes LLC will be a featured speaker at the Northern New England Spring Home Show.
The property on Zetland Road in Loftus, Cleveland, is over three levels and needs refurbishment.
Vera Baird, Redcar MP and the UK's solicitor general, accused chairman Lord Zetland, who has ambitions to open a new course nearby, of harbouring a "ten-year-old fantasy" and described the ending of Etherington's contract after three years as "wrong and unfair".
Fly - B Craig (Zetland) lost to S Walters (Barry) pts.