Scandinavia

geographical name
Scan·​di·​na·​via | \ ˌskan-də-ˈnā-vē-ə How to pronounce Scandinavia (audio) , -vyə \

Definition of Scandinavia

1 peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
2 Denmark, Norway, and Sweden

Note: Some people also consider Iceland, the Faeroe Islands, and Finland to be part of Scandinavia.

— see also scandinavian sense 2

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“Scandinavia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scandinavia. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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