Definition of Finland
1. Noun. Republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917.
Group relationships: Common Market, Ec, Eec, Eu, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union
Generic synonyms: European Country, European Nation
Terms within: Karelia, Capital Of Finland, Finnish Capital, Helsingfors, Helsinki, Espoo, Tammerfors, Tampere, Aaland Islands, Ahvenanmaa, Aland Islands, Maarianhamina, Mariehamn
Group relationships: Europe
Member holonyms: Finn
Definition of Finland
1. Proper noun. One of the Nordic countries having borders with Sweden, Norway and Russia. Member state of the European Union since 1995. Official name: Republic of Finland (''Suomen tasavalta'' in Finnish, ''Republiken Finland'' in Swedish). ¹
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Literary usage of Finland
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Studies on the mouths and deltas of two small rivers in finland. Russia—finland. Rosberg. ... On the direction of the winds at Hangö. Bussia—finland— ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Intro- lated position of finland in the north, duction and between the Gulfs of Bothnia and Progress of finland, explains the fact that it is Christianity, ..."
3. Report of the International Commission to Inquire Into the Causes and by International Commission to Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Division of Intercourse and Education (1915)
"finland The complete liberation of finland, the reverse of all laws and decrees issued contrary to the Finnish constitution, and the proclamation of the ..."
4. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"finland appears to be very old. The surface rocks are among the most ... finland is a part of the Scandinavian plateau, which here varies from 400 to 600 ..."
5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"laos] Russian invasion of finland.—Trouble in Spain. whi The first week of March, 1808, wore on amidst these discussions, ich left Caulaincourt, ..."
6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1855)
"The coast of finland is deeply indented. For the following information touching the trade, Commerce, manufactures, and resources of finland, we are indebted ..."