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  • proper n. Alternative form of Lapland.

Etymologies

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Lapp +‎ land

Examples

  • Endomines has additional claims in Finnish Lappland (gold), Ostrobothnia (ilmenite) and Southern Finland (limestone/wollastonite).

  • Visitors to Lappland, Sweden, can glide through Europe's largest nature reserve on the Silent Way's intimate dog-sledding tours, retiring each night in a quaint lodge with a home-cooked meal (dogsleddingadventures. com).

    Adventure: Snowy Holidays Without the Skis

  • Kicking off during the second week of July in Gallivare (that's Swedish Lappland to you), it features showdowns between such autonomist hopefuls as the aforementioned Padania (northern Italy), Kurdistan and Provence.

    The Separatist’s World Cup

  • But Penny, a black Swedish Lappland, and Kara, a white Samoyed, actually live on.

    CNN Transcript Mar 21, 2008

  • Last week (sept. 2006) a group of specialists (rings of trees) from several countries were in Lappland and there said human made global warming is not true or issue is too simplicated.

    Medieval #5: The Sargasso Sea proxy « Climate Audit

  • And in Lappland trees were growing 80 km more north than nowadays.

    Medieval #5: The Sargasso Sea proxy « Climate Audit

  • The book revolves around the quest of a little girl to uncover the nature of the universes parallel to her own -- beginning in an alternate, steampunky Oxford University and ranging through London, the fens, and Lappland.

    Boing Boing

  • Unlike Thanksgiving and the 4th, it isn't just an American celebration but is celebrated in hundreds of cultures around the world and the food served at a Laotian Easter has little in common with that served in Lappland.

    Planning a Meal

  • The details of these discoveries are given in his _Reise durch Norwegen und Lappland_

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • The art of tying up the wind in three knots, so that the more knots are loosed the stronger will blow the wind, has been attributed to wizards in Lappland and to witches in Shetland, Lewis, and the Isle of Man.

    Chapter 5. The Magical Control of the Weather. § 4. The Magical Control of the Wind

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