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Scandinavia

[skan-duh-ney-vee-uh]
noun
1.
Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and sometimes Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands.
2.
Also called Scandinavian Peninsula. the peninsula consisting of Norway and Sweden.

anti-Scandinavia, adjective
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Scandinavia (ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə)
 
n
1.  Also called: the Scandinavian Peninsula the peninsula of N Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
2.  the countries of N Europe, esp considered as a cultural unit and including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and often Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroes

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Scandinavia definition


The region in northern Europe containing Norway, Sweden, and Denmark and the peninsulas they occupy. Through cultural, historical, and political associations, Finland and Iceland are often considered part of Scandinavia.

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