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Zetland

[zet-luh nd]
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noun
  1. former name of Shetland Islands.
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Historical Examples

  • “I have never thought of leaving Zetland, sir,” replied the son.

    The Pirate

    Sir Walter Scott

  • These are weights of Norwegian origin, still used in Zetland.

    The Pirate

    Sir Walter Scott

  • They will needs come to reform Zetland customs, let them try how they like a Zetland storm.

    The Pirate

    Sir Walter Scott

  • “And who may yet entice a Zetland golden-eye to accompany his migration,” said Mertoun.

    The Pirate

    Sir Walter Scott

  • He was born in 1872, and married in 1896 the daughter of the Marquis of Zetland.


British Dictionary definitions for zetland

Zetland

noun
  1. the official name (until 1974) of Shetland
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