geographical name

Scan·​di·​na·​via ˌskan-də-ˈnā-vē-ə How to pronounce Scandinavia (audio)
peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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