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

  • A region of southeast Sweden comprising several islands in the Baltic Sea, including Gotland Island. Inhabited since the Stone Age, Gotland is the traditional homeland of the Goths.

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  • proper noun The largest island of Sweden, situated in the Baltic Sea


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  • Gotland is one of the richest sources anywhere of buried Viking treasure.

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  • Pettersson then called in Gotland’s archaeologists, who last week found a further 52 coins on the site.

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  • But she enjoys the variety on Gotland, which is covered by rich farmland, winding country roads and dense forests.

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  • The north of Gotland is one of the island's most expensive locations, says Visby realtor Leif Bertwig, who handles high-end and historical properties on Gotland and Fårö.

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  • Another Stockholm architect, Morten Johansson, used unpolished Gotland stone from a local quarry for a tabletop in the interior of his south Gotland home, finished last year.

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  • Noma's serves Scandinavian specialties like truffles from the Swedish island of Gotland and new creations like cured scallops served with a sea-urchin sauce and dressed with sea-buckthorn berries.

    Brown Cheese And Birch: Nordic Foods' Appeal Grows

  • Tiina Nunnally is of course an eminent translator herself, in particular of Mari Jungstedt's Gotland novelsand Peter Hoeg's modern classic Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow.

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  • Located in Katthammarsvik, on Gotland's eastern shore, not far from Mr. Hansson's farm, the home has a tree-patterned fabric façade, which is in contrast to the nearby stone and plaster houses belonging to Ms. Roberts's extended family.

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  • "The UK is not a country known for sheltering communists, so why then will they not reveal to us who in Great Britain was working for a communist regime?" said Müller-Enbergs, a researcher at the Stasi archives in Berlin BStU and visiting professor at Gotland University, Sweden.

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  • Located on Furillen, a peninsula in the far northeast of Gotland, Ms. Arph's home is part of an ambitious plan to bring luxury-level, ex-urban living to the area.

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