finmark

noun

fin·​mark
variants or finnmark or Finmark or Finnmark
ˈfinˌmärk
plural finmarks or finnmarks or Finmarks or Finnmarks
: markka

Word History

Etymology

Swedish finmark, from finne Finnish + mark (coin), from Old Saxon; akin to Old Norse mörk mark (coin and weight)

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of finmark was in 1910

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“Finmark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finmark. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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