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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Finland.
  • noun A person of Finnish ancestry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of Finnish.
  • noun A native of Finland; a Finlander.
  • noun Ethnologically— A member of the Finnic race in general.
  • noun Specifically, a member of that branch of the Finnic race inhabiting Finland and other parts of northwestern Russia, and calling themselves Suomi or Suomalaiset. See Finnic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective A native of Finland; one of the Finn� in the ethnological sense. See finns.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A male given name.
  • noun A person from Finland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Finland

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Swedish Finne.]

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An anglicized form of Fionn.

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