- Finnish Suomi. a republic in N Europe: formerly a province of the Russian Empire. 130,119 sq. mi. (337,010 sq. km). Capital: Helsinki.
- Gulf of, an arm of the Baltic, S of Finland.
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“I think there's too much snow in Finland at the present time,” he announces.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
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Finland, Sweden and Norway have asked to recall those specific batches which is what we are doing.Europeans Recall Fireball Whiskey Over a Sweetener Also Used in Antifreeze
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If the law passes in Denmark, only Finland, Hungary and Sweden will remain lawless when it comes to Lassie.Denmark’s Bestiality Problem: It’s Legal
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By comparison, the project could pay the combined defense budgets of Finland, Norway, and Sweden for one year ($16.9 billion).Obama’s New Helicopter Fleet Could Cost $20 Billion
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Canada, Australia and Finland also scored well above the U.S.Are U.S. Kids Creative Enough?
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When everything was ready, he and his sailors set out for Finland.
But the wise men of Norway and Finland assembled and gave the king advice.
A girl came in, a friend of Rachel, who had been in Finland when the war began.Changing Winds
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In Finland women may not only vote, but also sit in Parliament.The Task of Social Hygiene
Contains documents on the history of Finland from 1335 to 1524.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa
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- a republic in N Europe, on the Baltic Sea: ceded to Russia by Sweden in 1809; gained independence in 1917; Soviet invasion successfully withstood in 1939–40, with the loss of Karelia; a member of the European Union. It is generally low-lying, with about 50 000 lakes, extensive forests, and peat bogs. Official languages: Finnish and Swedish. Religion: Christian, Lutheran majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Helsinki. Pop: 5 266 114 (2013 est). Area: 337 000 sq km (130 120 sq miles)Finnish name: Suomi
- Gulf of Finland an arm of the Baltic Sea between Finland, Estonia, and Russia
Despite centuries of cultural, political, and economic domination by the Russian empire and the former Soviet Union, Finland has managed to maintain an independent identity.
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