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Scandinavians


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    • Nordic residents
    • Norse (Scandinavians)
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    • found: Work cat.: Five Nordic masters : Sibelius, Nielsen, Stenhammar, Tubin, Svendsen, 2005(works by Sibelius (Finland), Nielsen (Denmark), Stenhammar (Sweden), Tubin (Estonia), and Svendsen (Norway))
    • found: Work cat.: Oslo Domkor. Contemporary church music from Scandinavia, 2009(works by Knut Nystedt, Egil Hovland, and Trond Kverno (Norway), Vagn Holmboe (Denmark), and Bengt Hambraeus (Sweden))
    • found: Dickson, P. Labels for locals, 2006(Scandinavia: Scandinavian or Norse. The latter can be confusing since it is also used an an adjective to refer specifically to Norway)
    • found: The international thesaurus of refugee terminology, via WWW, June 20, 2017(Scandinavians. Class name: European nationalities and regional groups. BT Europeans. NT Danes; Icelanders; Norwegians; Swedes)
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary online, June 20, 2017(Scandinavian noun 1 : the North Germanic languages. 2 a : a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia; b : a person of Scandinavian descent; Scandinavia 1 : peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden. 2 : Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Note: Some people also consider Iceland, the Faeroe Islands, and Finland to be part of Scandinavia; Nordic 1 : of or relating to the Germanic peoples of northern Europe and especially of Scandinavia; Norse plural Norse: 2 (plural) a : Scandinavians; b : Norwegians)
    • found: Collins English dictionary online, June 20, 2017(Scandinavian noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia; Scandinavia 1. Also called : the Scandinavian Peninsula: the peninsula of N Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden 2. the countries of N Europe, esp considered as a cultural unit and including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and often Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroes; Nordic: relating to the Scandinavian countries of northern Europe)
    • found: Oxford English dictionaries online, June 20, 2017(Scandinavian noun 1. A native or inhabitant of Scandinavia, or a person of Scandinavian descent; Nordic: Relating to or denoting Scandinavia, Finland, and Iceland)
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    • 2017-06-21: new
    • 2022-01-31: revised
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