Scandinavia


Scandinavia
b) The Scandinavian peninsula (Norway, Sweden and northern Finland).

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  • Scandinavia — Scandinavia, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 349 Housing Units (2000): 152 Land area (2000): 0.862212 sq. miles (2.233119 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.123911 sq. miles (0.320927 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.986123 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Scandinavia, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 349 Housing Units (2000): 152 Land area (2000): 0.862212 sq. miles (2.233119 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.123911 sq. miles (0.320927 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.986123 sq. miles (2.554046 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Scandinavia — 1765, from L.L. Scandinavia, a mistake for Scadinavia, from a Germanic source (Cf. O.E. Scedenig, O.N. Skaney south end of Sweden ), from P.Gmc. *skadinaujo Scadia island, first element of uncertain origin, second element from *aujo thing on the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Scandinavia — [skan΄də nā′vē ə, skan΄dənāv′yə] 1. region in N Europe, including Norway, Sweden, & Denmark and, sometimes, Iceland & the Faeroe Islands 2. SCANDINAVIAN PENINSULA …   English World dictionary

  • Scandinavia — This article is about Scandinavia as a cultural, historical and ethno linguistic region. For the peninsula, see Scandinavian Peninsula. For the broader group of Nordic countries, see Nordic countries. For other uses, see Scandinavia… …   Wikipedia

  • Scandinavia —    The Scandinavian countries were preponderantly Christian until the middle of the 20th century; the Lutheran Church had been the established religion for centuries. While a spectrum of Christian sects appeared during the 19th century, the first …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Scandinavia —    Politically, the region is made up of Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and their dependencies. Iceland retained ties to the Danish crown until 1944. The nations bear many culturally similarities, with the Lutheran confession as… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Scandinavia — geographical name 1. peninsula N Europe occupied by Norway & Sweden 2. Denmark, Norway, Sweden sometimes also considered to include Iceland, the Faeroe Islands, & Finland …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Scandinavia — Skandinavismus Skandinavien im Winter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scandinavia — Scandinavie Skandinavi/a/en Scandinavie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scandinavia — /skan deuh nay vee euh/, n. 1. Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and sometimes Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. 2. Also called Scandinavian Peninsula. the peninsula consisting of Norway and Sweden. * * * Region of northern Europe, usually defined …   Universalium


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