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finnmark

[fin-mahrk]
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noun
  1. finmark.

finmark

or finn·mark

[fin-mahrk]
noun
  1. the markka of Finland.

Origin of finmark

From Swedish; see origin at Finn, mark2
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Examples from the Web for finnmark

Historical Examples

  • Helgi and his brother Thorstein went on a cruise to Finnmark, or Lapland.

    Curious Myths of the Middle Ages

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • This name occurs frequently in Norse stories, though it is not elsewhere connected with Finnmark.


British Dictionary definitions for finnmark

Finnmark

noun
  1. a county of N Norway: the largest, northernmost, and least populated county; mostly a barren plateau. Capital: Vadsø. Pop: 73 210 (2004 est). Area: 48 649 sq km (18 779 sq miles)
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