[ lap-land ]

  1. 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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See Lapp.

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/ (ˈlæpˌlænd) /

  1. 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 Russia: Also called (informal): Land of the Midnight Sun

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