a group of Finnish islands in the Baltic Sea, between Sweden and Finland. 22,608; 572 sq. mi. (1,480 sq. km).
- Finnish Ah·ve·nan·maa [ahkh-ve-nahn-mah] /ˈɑx vɛ nɑnˌmɑ/ .
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How to use Åland Islands in a sentence
Finland and the Aland Islands must be evacuated by all Russian armed forces, both military and naval.
The fortifications of Bomarsund lie on the eastern point of the largest of the Aland Islands.Our Sailors | W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Åland Islands
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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