Greenland

geographical name

Green·​land ˈgrēn-lənd How to pronounce Greenland (audio)
-ˌland
variants or Danish Grønland or native Kalaallit Nunaat
island belonging to Denmark in the North Atlantic off northeastern North America, largest island in the world (exclusive of Australia); lies mostly north of the Arctic Circle; capital Nuuk area 839,999 square miles (2,175,597 square kilometers), population 56,300
Greenlander noun
Greenlandic adjective

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“Greenland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Greenland. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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