- former name of Shetland Islands.
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“I have never thought of leaving Zetland, sir,” replied the son.
These are weights of Norwegian origin, still used in Zetland.
They will needs come to reform Zetland customs, let them try how they like a Zetland storm.
“And who may yet entice a Zetland golden-eye to accompany his migration,” said Mertoun.
He was born in 1872, and married in 1896 the daughter of the Marquis of Zetland.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 6 (of 6)
- the official name (until 1974) of Shetland