Åland Islands

[ ah-luhnd, aw-luhnd; Swedish oh-lahnd ]
/ ˈɑ lənd, ˈɔ lənd; Swedish ˈoʊˌlɑnd /

plural noun

a group of Finnish islands in the Baltic Sea, between Sweden and Finland. 22,608; 572 sq. mi. (1,480 sq. km).

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Finnish Ah·ve·nan·maa [ahkh-ve-nahn-mah] /ˈɑx vɛ nɑnˌmɑ/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Åland Islands

Åland Islands
/ (ˈɑːlənd, ˈɔːlənd, Swedish ˈoːland) /

pl n

a group of over 6000 islands under Finnish administration, in the Gulf of Bothnia. Capital: Mariehamn. Pop: 26 347 (2003 est)Finnish name: Ahvenanmaa
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