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

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Finland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native of Finland; a Finlander.
  • n. Ethnologically— A member of the Finnic race in general.
  • n. 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.
  • n. An abbreviation of Finnish.

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

  • n. a native or inhabitant of Finland


From Swedish Finne.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
An anglicized form of Fionn. (Wiktionary)



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