OTHER WORDS FROM IcelandIce·land·er [ahys-lan-der, -luhn-der], /ˈaɪsˌlæn dər, -lən dər/, noun
Words nearby Iceland
How to use Iceland in a sentence
To give an example, one of the proxy-based studies, published last year, uses sediment collected from the seafloor to the south of Iceland, and the microscopic organisms it contains, to detect a shifting of water types over time.Scientists see stronger evidence of slowing Atlantic Ocean circulation, an ‘Achilles’ heel’ of the climate|Chris Mooney, Andrew Freedman|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Few places on Earth are as hot as the Krafla caldera in Iceland, an enormous volcanic crater where magma was discovered at surprisingly shallow depths.Drilling molten rock to learn its secrets|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
“We do not have to worry about this virus variant and we should not ban people from flying from the UK or other countries,” Kári Stefánsson, CEO of DeCode Genetics, told Iceland’s RÚV News Agency.Don’t panic about the latest coronavirus mutations, say drug companies|David Rotman|December 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I might even pick up some needles and try making my own with one of the kits and patterns sold online by knitters from Ireland to Iceland — ideal for creating peaceful moments in a stressful time.Sweater weather transports this writer to places like Scotland, Ireland and Norway|Karen Gardiner|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Then, a decade ago, on a river in northern Iceland, he got trapped beneath a waterfall and nearly drowned, washing up half a mile downstream.This Film Will Make You Rethink Every Parental Decision|Ryan Van Bibber|October 26, 2020|Outside Online
Nowadays Iceland and its Nordic neighbours are more trendy than ever.
The landscape here, like all of Iceland, has a primeval majesty.
Iceland has more writers and publishes more books per capita than any other country in the world.
“For us in Iceland this is not a very interesting question,” President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson says.
From the wild weather to the harsh landscape, Iceland has its fair share of mystifying phenomena.The Elf Whisperer of Iceland|Kevin Fallon|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Great eruption of the Scaptar Jokul, in Iceland, commenced, and continued several days (see 18th).The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Now King Harald bade a warlock betake him to Iceland in one or other guise, that he might bring him back tidings of the country.
Thangbrand abode three winters in Iceland, and was the slayer of three men or ever he departed thence.
Now the King lent an ear to these speeches, and all the men of Iceland who were there were baptized.
The sons of many mighty men of Iceland are here present, & their fathers will, we trow, lend their aid in this matter.
British Dictionary definitions for Iceland
Cultural definitions for Iceland
Island republic in the north Atlantic Ocean, just south of the Arctic Circle, west of Norway and southeast of Greenland. Its capital and largest city is Reykjavik.