American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A region of northern Europe consisting of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands are often included in the region.
- n. political Denmark, Norway, and Sweden collectively.
- n. The Scandinavian peninsula (approximately Norway, Sweden and northern Finland).
- n. the peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
- n. a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian
- From Latin Scandināvia, from Proto-Germanic *Skaþinawjō (“Scadia island”) (compare Old English Scedenig, Old Norse Skaney 'southern tip of Sweden'), from *-aujo 'island' (compare Old English ī(e)g 'island', Old Norse ey 'island'). (Wiktionary)
“Lutheranism in Scandinavia, see R.N. Bain, _Scandinavia, a Political”
“A high standard of living in Scandinavia is not necessarily a refutation of institutional economics.”
“The subject of mobility in Scandinavia is not one in which I have a great deal of interest.”
“They have been around for centuries in Scandinavia and Iceland, where they moderate the cold winters and sometimes very hot summers.”
“So Mike, when are you going to investigate Dirty Jobs in Scandinavia?”
“Living in Scandinavia opened my eyes to a world of possibility, one that marries design and functionality with socially-driven consumption.”
“Second by pointing out that by objective measures the institutions of many highly successful modern economies, such as in Scandinavia, provide much poorer incentives to individuals than those of very poor economies.”
“Blue Foundation released their 3rd album “Life Of A Ghost” in Scandinavia in 2007. (source)”
“Hey, Maynard Hedley, tell me about the countries with lots of social support for parents, like in Scandinavia and Western Europe.”
“And countries that have maintained a good education system for a long time (like those in Scandinavia) have also maintained solid growth for a long time.”
Looking for tweets for Scandinavia.