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Finnmark

/ (ˈfɪnˌmɑːk) /
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noun

a county of N Norway: the largest, northernmost, and least populated county; mostly a barren plateau. Capital: Vadsø. Pop: 73 210 (2004 est). Area: 48 649 sq km (18 779 sq miles)

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Example sentences from the Web for Finnmark

  • Helgi and his brother Thorstein went on a cruise to Finnmark, or Lapland.

  • This name occurs frequently in Norse stories, though it is not elsewhere connected with Finnmark.

  • This power was anxious to obtain a slice of the Norwegian Finnmark, with excellent ice-free harbors at the bay of Varanger.

    Sweden|Victor Nilsson
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