Scandinavian

noun
Scan·​di·​na·​vian | \ ˌskan-də-ˈnā-vē-ən How to pronounce Scandinavian (audio) , -vyən \

Definition of Scandinavian

1 : the North Germanic languages
2a : a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia
b : a person of Scandinavian descent

Other Words from Scandinavian

Scandinavian adjective

First Known Use of Scandinavian

1766, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Scandinavian was in 1766

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“Scandinavian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scandinavian. Accessed 6 Apr. 2020.

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Scandinavian

noun
How to pronounce Scandinavian (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Scandinavian

: a person born, raised, or living in the countries of Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, and Denmark)

Scandinavian

noun
Scan·​di·​na·​vian | \ ˌskan-də-ˈnā-vē-ən How to pronounce Scandinavian (audio) , -vyən \

Kids Definition of Scandinavian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a person born or living in Scandinavia

Scandinavian

adjective

Kids Definition of Scandinavian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to Scandinavia or its people Scandinavian countries

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