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scandia

[skan-dee-uh] /ˈskæn di ə/
noun, Chemistry
Origin of scandia
< New Latin; see scandium, -ia

Scandia

[skan-dee-uh] /ˈskæn di ə/
noun
1.
ancient name of the S Scandinavian Peninsula.
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  • Four were sent on the scandia, the remaining twelve on the Arizona.

  • He mentions scandia, Nerigon, the largest of them all, and Thule.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • The balance of the equipment was sent on the scandia, as there was not sufficient room on the Rio Janeiro.

  • Not just three of them, like there were at scandia Crossing, but more than four whole blocks!

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • Olaf Swenson, the big blond fellow from the scandia fiords, came and flung himself down beside Grantline.

    Brigands of the Moon Ray Cummings
  • Olaf Swenson, the big blond fellow from the scandia fiords, came and flung himself down by Grantline.

  • Bea had never before been in a town larger than scandia Crossing, which has sixty-seven inhabitants.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • To men the beneficent runes came through the same god who as a child came with the sheaf of grain and the tools to scandia.

    Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.

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