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Scandinavian

adjective uk   us   /ˌskæn.dɪˈneɪ.vi.ən/
belonging to or relating to Scandinavia
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Scandinavian

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌskæn.dɪˈneɪ.vi.ən/
a person from Scandinavia
Translations of “Scandinavian”
in Chinese (Traditional) 斯堪地納維亞人, 斯堪地納維亞的…
in Russian скандинавский…
in Turkish İskandinav ülkelerinden gelen, oraya ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斯堪的纳维亚人, 斯堪的纳维亚的…
in Polish skandynawski…
(Definition of Scandinavian from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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