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Zealand

[zee-luh nd] /ˈzi lənd/
noun
1.
the largest island of Denmark: Copenhagen is located here. 2709 sq. mi. (7015 sq. km).
Also, Seeland.
Danish Sjaelland.
Related forms
Zealander, noun
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  • The mallard is considered an invasive species in new Zealand.
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  • Many of the refugees were subsequently accepted by new Zealand.
British Dictionary definitions for Zealand

Zealand

/ˈziːlənd/
noun
1.
the largest island of Denmark, separated from the island of Funen by the Great Belt and from S Sweden by the Sound (both now spanned by road bridges). Chief town: Copenhagen. Pop: 2 096 449 (2003 est). Area: 7016 sq km (2709 sq miles) Danish name Sjælland German name Seeland
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