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


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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