American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island country in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle. Norse settlers arrived c. 850-875, and Christianity was introduced c. 1000. Iceland passed to Norway in 1262 and, with Norway, to Denmark in 1380. In 1918 it became a sovereign state still nominally under the Danish king, until Icelanders voted for full independence in 1944. Reykjavík is the capital and the largest city. Population: 302,000.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Iceland dog.
- n. A country in Europe. Official name: Republic of Iceland.
- n. An island in the North Atlantic Ocean.
- n. a volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle
- n. an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
- From ice + land, a calque of Icelandic Ísland. (Wiktionary)
“Thorvaldur Kristmundsson/Associated Press ICELAND MELTDOWN: Protesters clashed with police Thursday in Reykjavik, Iceland, behind the parliament building.”
“Please visit for full-video: www. dha.com.tr ICELAND VOLCANIC ERUPTION DISRUPTS ISTANBUL FLIGHTS TO EUROPE Flights from Istanbul to the UK and other Europe destinations have been cancelled due to the recent volcanic eruption in Iceland, which mainly caused major disruption at UK airports, and grounded many other European flights After a major disruption in UK flights from İstanbul, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and France have also been added to the list.”
“Please visit for full-video: www. dha.com.tr ICELAND VOLCANIC ERUPTION FORCES AIRPORT CLOSURES A volcanic eruption in Iceland spewed black smoke and white steam into the air on Wednesday, leaving several British airports closed on the following day.”
“N. Annandale mentions that he obtained in the Faroes a beater-in made of a whale's jaw or rib; while in Iceland he saw some of the perforated stones to which the warp threads were attached (_The Faroes and Iceland_, Oxford, 1905, pp. 195-6).]”
“The risk of poverty levels in Iceland is high between the ages of 18-24, and specifically for women in that age group.”
“Synopsis: A US Army sergeant stationed in Iceland is transported back to the 10th century and the time of Vikings.”
“125 The lodging of pauper travellers, as the chapel in Iceland is of the wealthy.”
“Limbaugh: Volcanic eruption in Iceland is God’s reaction to health care’s passage.”
“The last night at home, so she fondly called Iceland, was spent with”
“Fluent in German, Iceland, English, Portuguese, would love to work in Brazil.”
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Prolagus said: Sigh, I didn't go anywhere. Deadlines are too close. I have to wait until Christmas holidays...
bilby said: Did you find somewhere for your weekend break?
Looking for tweets for Iceland.