Laplander

Lapp

[lap]
noun
1.
Also called Laplander [lap-lan-der, -luhn-] . a member of a Finnic people of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and adjacent regions.
2.
Also called Lappish. any of the languages of the Lapps, closely related to Finnish.
Also called Sami.
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Laplander (ˈlæpˌlændə)
 
n
a native or inhabitant of Lapland

Lapp (læp)
 
n
1.  a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
 
adj
3.  of or relating to this people or their language
 
usage  The indigenous people of Lapland prefer to be called Sami, although Lapp is still in widespread use

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Lapp
1859; see Lapland.
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