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or finnmark

[fin-mahrk] /ˈfɪnˌmɑrk/
the markka of Finland.
Origin of finmark
From Swedish; See origin at Finn, mark2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Do you believe yourself fitted for a curacy in finmark or a mission among the Laps?

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • There were about twenty-five men in the ship; and in spring they sailed north to finmark.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • In the following year he revisited Nordland and travelled into finmark.

    The Visionary Jonas Lie
  • According to Snorre, Erik met her in finmark, whither she had been sent by her parents to learn sorcery.

    The Story of Norway Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  • She should be the Queen of finmark and Spitzbergen, said he, if her husband would do according to his will.

  • It is therefore Finland, or perhaps rather the country of the Lapp wizards, finmark.

  • When he came back to finmark, his men found a girl in a Lapland hut, whose equal for beauty they never had seen.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • We had not seen one for a month, and some of the passengers coming from finmark had been more than two months in daylight.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
  • This keeping guard might, it is true, refer to Kvæns in finmark, but it seems rather to point to ships coming from the east.

  • My friend was asked by a passenger whether he did not think the women of finmark very beautiful.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor

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