- a region to the north of Finland, ruled by the sorceress Louhi: often identified with Lapland.
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Examples from the Web for pohjola
To this Ilmarinen replied: 'Why should not all be well in Pohjola?
After this they placed themselves in position, and the host of Pohjola began.
The bridegroom and his party are received at Pohjola (1-226).
She hastens to Pohjola and inquires of Louhi what has become of him (1-100).
The Mistress of Pohjola promises and betroths her daughter to Ilmarinen (345-498).