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[œ-lahnd] /ˈœˌlɑnd/
an island in SE Sweden, separated from the mainland by Kalmar Sound. 26,750; 519 sq. mi. (1345 sq. km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Nay, even oland in Limfjord (Jutland) became visible through a sow with steel bound on it, which had a litter.

  • When I went on deck we were rounding the southern point of oland, through long belts of floating ice.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
  • This island lies some thirty miles from oland, just off the east coast of Sweden.

  • These coins, etc., are usually found about the islands of Gothland and oland, and in Scanïa.

    Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 James Y. Simpson
British Dictionary definitions for oland


/Swedish ˈøːland/
an island in the Baltic Sea, separated from the mainland of SE Sweden by Kalmar Sound: the second largest Swedish island. Chief town: Borgholm. Pop: 24 628 (2004 est). Area: 1347 sq km (520 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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