/ (ˈzɛtlənd) /

  1. the official name (until 1974) of Shetland

Words Nearby Zetland

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How to use Zetland in a sentence

  • He travelled—on foot principally—from Inverness to Thurso, and is going on to-morrow to Zetland.

    George Borrow and His Circle | Clement King Shorter
  • A native of Zetland, a few years ago, was received into the hospital of Edinburgh, labouring under true elephantiasis.

    Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 | James Y. Simpson
  • Come, my good master and dame, this may be Scottish jesting, but it sounds strange in Zetland ears.

    The Pirate | Sir Walter Scott
  • Among the common people of Zetland, their existence still forms an article of universal belief.

    The Pirate | Sir Walter Scott
  • There is certainly something very extraordinary to a stranger in Zetland corn-mills.

    The Pirate | Sir Walter Scott