Scandinavian Peninsula

Scandinavian Peninsula
Scandinavian Peninsula
large peninsula in N Europe, consisting of Norway & Sweden

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  • Scandinavian Peninsula — large peninsula in N Europe, consisting of Norway & Sweden * * * Large promontory, northern Europe. Occupied by Norway and Sweden, it is about 1,150 mi (1,850 km) long, with an area of 290,000 sq mi (750,000 sq km), and it extends south from the… …   Universalium

  • Scandinavian Peninsula — The Scandinavian Peninsula is a geographic region in northern Europe, consisting principally of the mainland territories of Norway and Sweden, and northern Finland. The name Scandinavian is derived from Scania , [Haugen, Einar (1976). The… …   Wikipedia

  • Scandinavian Peninsula — noun the peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden • Syn: ↑Scandinavia • Derivationally related forms: ↑Scandinavian (for: ↑Scandinavia) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scandinavian — refers to a resident of or something associated with Scandinavia, including:* Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS), an aviation corporation * Scandinavian Defense, a chess opening * Scandinavian Design, a design movement of the 1950 s *… …   Wikipedia

  • Scandinavian literature — also called  Nordic literature        the body of works, both oral and written, produced within Scandinavia in the North Germanic group of languages, in the Finnish language, and, during the Middle Ages, in the Latin language.   Scandinavian… …   Universalium

  • peninsula — peninsular, adj. peninsularism, peninsularity /peuh nin seuh lar i tee, nins yeuh /, n. /peuh nin seuh leuh, nins yeuh leuh/, n. 1. an area of land almost completely surrounded by water except for an isthmus connecting it with the mainland. 2.… …   Universalium

  • peninsula — noun a large mass of land projecting into a body of water (Freq. 1) • Derivationally related forms: ↑peninsular • Hypernyms: ↑land, ↑dry land, ↑earth, ↑ground, ↑solid ground, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scandinavian Mountains — The Scandinavian Mountains, in Swedish Skanderna , Fjällen ( the Fells ) or Kölen , and in Norwegian Kjølen , with the two latter meaning the Keel, are a mountain range that runs through the Scandinavian Peninsula. The western sides of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Península Escandinava — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Imagen satelital tomada el 19 de febrero de 2003. La Península Escandinava es una península localizada en el noroeste de Europa, entre el …   Wikipedia Español

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