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finmark

or finn·mark

[fin-mahrk]
noun
  1. the markka of Finland.
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Origin of finmark

From Swedish; see origin at Finn, mark2
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Examples from the Web for finmark

Historical Examples

  • It may also be recalled that Edrisi already knew the name of Finmark.

    In Northern Mists (Volume 2 of 2)

    Fridtjof Nansen

  • In the following year he revisited Nordland and travelled into Finmark.

    The Visionary

    Jonas Lie

  • Then so mighty was he in all Finmark that he reigned there like the king himself.

  • There were about twenty-five men in the ship; and in spring they sailed north to Finmark.

    Heimskringla

    Snorri Sturlason

  • According to Snorre, Erik met her in Finmark, whither she had been sent by her parents to learn sorcery.

    The Story of Norway

    Hjalmar H. Boyesen