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  • n. Plural form of Finlander.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nevertheless danger is lurking within and without, for the Finlanders speak three languages; the _Finlanders_ themselves only speak Finnish, the more educated people speak Swedish, and in official circles they must know Russian, a language which has been forced upon them; while the great Russian people are ready to overwhelm and absorb, and march over them to new fields.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • We Finlanders may lose something in the translation … ….

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  • Finlanders are expecting widespread lay-offs at Nokia, one of the biggest employers in that country.

    Nokia lay-offs coming?

  • We dined at several restaurants in _Helsingfors_; for, in the summer, the Finlanders live entirely out of doors, and they certainly make the most of the fine weather when they have it.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • Apparently Finlanders cannot have too much sunlight; probably by way of contrast to the darkness they live in during the long winter, for be it remembered that in the far North, where we travelled later, the sun disappears altogether in December and January, and winter every year lasts for eight or nine months.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • Tobogganing is another great institution in Finland, and as the hills in the South are not steep enough for a really good spin, the Finlanders put up a _Kälkbacke_ or _Skrinnbacke_, in imitation of their Russian friends, and enjoy rattling spins, and moments of intense excitement, gliding down these dangerous routes.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • There are whole districts of Finlanders in the United States, and excellent settlers they make, these hardy children of the North.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • With a pine wood behind us, where bilberries, just ripening among the ferns, covered the ground, we six friends -- four Finlanders and two English -- made a very happy party.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • We were shown over the works by a professor well known as a mathematician, and were much interested to see how Finlanders cut and polish granite for tombstones, pillars, etc.

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  • Finland is suffering under Russian rule, but surely Russia will soon realise what a valuable people the Finlanders are, and bring the banner of reconciliation instead of further antagonism into their land.

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