geographical name Ice·land \ˈīs-lənd, ˈīs-ˌland\

Definition of ICELAND

island between the Arctic & the Atlantic SE of Greenland; a republic, formerly (1380–1918) belonging to Denmark, later (1918–44) an independent kingdom in personal union with Denmark Reykjavik area 39,702 square miles (102,828 square kilometers), pop 313,400
Ice·land·er \ˈīs-ˌlan-dər, ˈīs-lən-\ noun

Variants of ICELAND

Ice·land or Danish Is·land \ˈēs-ˌlän\ or Icelandic Ís·land \ˈēs-ˌlänt\
ICELAND Defined for Kids


geographical name Ice·land \ˈī-slənd, -ˌsland\

Definition of ICELAND for Kids

island SE of Greenland between Arctic & Atlantic oceans; an independent country; capital, Reykjavik


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