HyperDic: scandinavia

English > 2 senses of the word Scandinavia:
NOUNlocationScandinavia, Scandinavian Peninsulathe peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
locationScandinaviaa group of culturally related countries in northern Europe
Scandinavia > pronunciation
Soundsskae.ndihney'viyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > Scandinavia: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden.
SynonymScandinavian Peninsula
Instance ofpeninsulaA large mass of land projecting into a body of water
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
SpanishEscandinavia, Península Escandinava
CatalanEscandinàvia, Península Escandinava
AdjectivesScandinavianof or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures
English > Scandinavia: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian.
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
MembersDenmark, Kingdom of Denmark, DanmarkA constitutional monarchy in northern Europe
Norway, Kingdom of Norway, Norge, NoregA constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula
Scandinavian, Norse, NorthmanAn inhabitant of Scandinavia
Sweden, Kingdom of Sweden, SverigeA Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
Region oflutefisk, lutfiskdried cod soaked in a lye solution before boiling to give it a gelatinous consistency
smorgasbordAn assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter
troll(Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature / creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
SpanishEscandinavia
CatalanEscandinàvia
AdjectivesScandinavianof or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures

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