[ ah-luh nd, aw-luh nd; Swedish oh-lahnd ]
/ ˈɑ lənd, ˈɔ lənd; Swedish ˈoʊˌlɑnd /
a group of Finnish islands in the Baltic Sea, between Sweden and Finland. 22,608; 572 sq. mi. (1480 sq. km).
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/ (ˈɑːlənd, ˈɔːlənd, Swedish ˈoːland) /
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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