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Lapland

Saltos de línea: Lap|land
Pronunciación: /ˈlapland
 
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Definición de Lapland en inglés:

A region of northern Europe which extends from the Norwegian Sea to the White Sea and lies mainly within the Arctic Circle. It consists of the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, and Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia.

Origen

late 16th century: from Swedish Lappland, from Lapp (see Lapp) + land 'land'.

Derivados

Laplander

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Example sentences
  • The practices for doing this vary very little all over the world - amongst the Australian Aborigines, the Laplanders in northern Russia, the Inuit and American Indians, or the native Shamans in the Amazon jungles.
  • The landscape - mainly lakes and forests stretching to the horizon - becomes carpeted with wildflowers and the Laplanders themselves, starved of sun during the winter, spend every possible moment they can out of doors.
  • ‘In summer, we fish and make love,’ one Laplander deadpanned.

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