Scandinavian

noun Scan·di·na·vian \ ˌskan-də-ˈnā-vē-ən , -vyən \

Definition of Scandinavian

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

Scandinavian

adjective

First Known Use of scandinavian

1766

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SCANDINAVIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Scandinavian

Definition of Scandinavian for English Language Learners

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


SCANDINAVIAN Defined for Kids

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Scandinavian

noun Scan·di·na·vian \ ˌskan-də-ˈnā-vē-ən , -vyən \

Definition of Scandinavian for Students

: a person born or living in Scandinavia

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Scandinavian

adjective

Definition of Scandinavian for Students

: of or relating to Scandinavia or its people
  • Scandinavian countries

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