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Greenland

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geographical name Green·land \ˈgrēn-lənd, -ˌland\

Simple Definition of Greenland

  • : Danish island in the Atlantic Ocean

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Greenland

  1. island in North Atlantic off NE North America belonging to Denmark ∗ Nuuk area 839,999 square miles (2,175,597 square kilometers), pop 57,000

Greenlander

play \-lən-dər, -ˌlan-\ noun

Greenlandic

play \ˌgrēn-ˈlan-dik\ adjective

Variants of greenland

or native

Kalaallit Nunaat

play \kä-ˈlät-ˌlēt-nü-ˈnät, -ˈlä-\


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