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scandia

[skan-dee-uh]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. scandium oxide.
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Origin of scandia

From New Latin; see origin at scandium, -ia

Scandia

[skan-dee-uh]
noun
  1. ancient name of the S Scandinavian Peninsula.
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Historical Examples

  • Four were sent on the Scandia, the remaining twelve on the Arizona.

    The Red Cross in Peace and War

    Clara Barton

  • He mentions Scandia, Nerigon, the largest of them all, and Thule.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • Not just three of them, like there were at Scandia Crossing, but more than four whole blocks!

    Main Street

    Sinclair Lewis

  • Olaf Swenson, the big blond fellow from the Scandia fiords, came and flung himself down by Grantline.

  • Olaf Swenson, the big blond fellow from the Scandia fiords, came and flung himself down beside Grantline.