Definitions

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  • proper n. Finland.
  • proper n. Finnish (language).

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

  • n. the official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages
  • n. republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917

Etymologies

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From Finnish Suomi

Examples

  • In the first place, Finland (in Finnish, "Suomi") is about the size of Great

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  • The thing is it's about as near to the truth as you can get; when Hanna first emailed me about it, it was just a vague enquiry if I fancied a sojourn in Suomi, and my response was kinda in the vein of "YES!!!"

    Adventures of a Couch-Hopping Scribbler Part 3: Hail, Helsinki!

  • The book bears the slightly odd title Suomi kysymyksessä, vastauksena Venäjä literally "Finland in question, Russia in reply", and is an attempt to trace and analyse the historical relations between Finland and Russia throughout the centuries, concentrating on the genetic myths and memories, and the hatred and hostility that developed in the conversation between the two countries, influenced by official propaganda on both sides.

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  • And the data in Suomi and Lesch’s 2002 Molecular Psychiatry paper, in which peer-reared monkeys with the risky serotonin-transporter allele appeared to process serotonin inefficiently, also showed that mother-reared infants with that same allele processed serotonin 10 percent more efficiently than even mother-raised infants who had the supposedly protective allele.

    The Science of Success

  • And one of the important things I learned was that Finland is really called Suomi by its people, and they wield the name with pride.

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  • This new image of the Earth is a composite shot by NASA's newest Earth-observing satellite, called Suomi NPP.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • '' 'Republic of Finland' '' ( '' Suomi '' or '' Suomen tasavalta '' in Finnish, '' Republiken Finland '' in Swedish) is a country of northern [[Europe]] known for its largely [[social democracy | social democratic]]

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  • Hmmm. As a Finn, I actually smiled when I saw "Suomi" instead of "Finland".

    ArmsControlWonk

  • Suomi mobile giant Nokia and American tech behemoth Intel have come up with a brilliant idea.

    The Lovecraft News Network

  • Researcher Stephen Suomi explains why monkeys with risky genes often turn out just fine

    A Monkey's Mind

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