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Lapland

[ lap-land ]
/ ˈlæpˌlænd /
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noun
a region in northern Norway, northern Sweden, northern Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the northwestern Russian Federation in Europe: inhabited by the Sami.
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usage note for Lapland

See Lapp.
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Lapland
/ (ˈlæpˌlænd) /

noun
an extensive region of N Europe, mainly within the Arctic Circle: consists of the N parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the extreme NW of RussiaAlso called (informal): Land of the Midnight Sun
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