Greenland

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geographical name Green·land \ˈgrēn-lənd, -ˌland\
variants: or Danish

Grønland

\ˈgrœn-ˌlän\play or native

Kalaallit Nunaat

\kä-ˈlät-ˌlēt-nü-ˈnät, -ˈlä-\play

Definition of Greenland

  1. 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

play \-lən-dər, -ˌlan-\ noun

Greenlandic

play \ˌgrēn-ˈlan-dik\ adjective

GREENLAND Defined for English Language Learners

Greenland

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

Definition of Greenland for English Language Learners

  • : Danish island in the Atlantic Ocean



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