aland island

Åland Islands

[ah-luhnd, aw-luhnd; Swedish oh-lahnd]
plural noun
a group of Finnish islands in the Baltic Sea, between Sweden and Finland. 22,608; 572 sq. mi. (1480 sq. km).
Finnish Ahvenanmaa. Unabridged
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Åland Islands (ˈɑːlənd, ˈɔːlənd, Swedish ˈoːland)
pl n
Finnish name: Ahvenanmaa a group of over 6000 islands under Finnish administration, in the Gulf of Bothnia. Capital: Mariehamn. Pop: 26 347 (2003 est)

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