[ œ-lahnd ]

  1. an island in SE Sweden, separated from the mainland by Kalmar Sound. 26,750; 519 sq. mi. (1,345 sq. km).

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How to use Öland in a sentence

  • These coins, etc., are usually found about the islands of Gothland and Oland, and in Scanïa.

    Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 | James Y. Simpson
  • Nay, even Oland in Limfjord (Jutland) became visible through a sow with steel bound on it, which had a litter.

  • This island lies some thirty miles from Oland, just off the east coast of Sweden.

  • When I went on deck we were rounding the southern point of Oland, through long belts of floating ice.

    Northern Travel | Bayard Taylor

British Dictionary definitions for Öland


/ (Swedish ˈøːland) /

  1. an island in the Baltic Sea, separated from the mainland of SE Sweden by Kalmar Sound: the second largest Swedish island. Chief town: Borgholm. Pop: 24 628 (2004 est). Area: 1347 sq km (520 sq miles)

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