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  • proper noun Until 1974, the official name for the Shetland Islands.

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  • noun an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland

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Examples

  • The name Zetland was until the early 20th century applied to the county as a whole; and survives in the truncated form of the postcode (US: zip code) prefix for the islands, which is ZE.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The most perfect specimen is that upon the island of Mousa, near to the mainland of Zetland, which is probably in the same state as when inhabited.

    Ivanhoe

  • The most perfect specimen is that upon the island of Mousa, near to the mainland of Zetland, which is probably in the same state as when inhabited.

    Ivanhoe

  • The most perfect specimen is that upon the island of Mousa, near to the mainland of Zetland, which is probably in the same state as when inhabited.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • The most perfect specimen is that upon the island of Mousa, near to the mainland of Zetland, which is probably in the same state as when inhabited.

    Ivanhoe

  • Bel Bailey Essex Mottoes from Zetland Until 1974, Shetland was officially known as Zetland, a name more suggestive of its fascinating and ancient history.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 3

  • In "Zetland," as the subtitle implies, Bellow writes as though arguing for an appeal in Rosenfeld's case, insisting almost frantically on Zetland's purity and loveliness so as to convince the world to remember him.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • In a sense, then, "Zetland" does not just honor Rosenfeld.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • I had never thought of it as a good analog for lobbying expenditures, but it makes a lot of sense once David Zetland made the point.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Economics of Lobbying

  • Both Zetland and Muhairwe are big proponents of full-cost pricing and dismissive of the government's role in providing water.

    Wenonah Hauter: The Next Big Thing In Industry: Water Profiteering

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