Lapland

geographical name
Lap·​land | \ ˈlap-ˌland How to pronounce Lapland (audio) , -lənd \

Definition of Lapland

region of northern Europe north of the Arctic Circle in northern Norway, northern Sweden, northern Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia

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Laplander \ ˈlap-​ˌlan-​dər How to pronounce Laplander (audio) , -​lən-​ \ noun

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“Lapland.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lapland. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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