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Scandinavian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Scandinavian of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures "Norse sagas","Norse nomads"
    • n Scandinavian the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    • n Scandinavian an inhabitant of Scandinavia
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: According to Scandinavian traditions, if a boy and girl eat from the same loaf of bread, they are bound to fall in love
    • a Scandinavian Of or pertaining to Scandinavia, that is, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Scandinavian Of or pertaining to Scandinavia, or the region which comprehends the kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, with the adjacent islands, including Iceland, now an outlying possession of Denmark: as, Scandinavian literature; Scandinavian language.
    • Scandinavian Of or pertaining to the languages of Scandinavia.
    • n Scandinavian A native of the region loosely called Scandinavia.
    • n Scandinavian The language of the Scandinavians: a general term for Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Faroese, etc., and their dialects, or for their original. Abbreviated Scandinavian
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Scandinavian skan-di-nā′vi-an of Scandinavia, the peninsula divided into Norway and Sweden, but, in a historical sense, applying also to Denmark and Iceland
    • n Scandinavian a native of Scandinavia
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Usage

In literature:

It is hard for us to realise how far north the Scandinavian countries lie.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
The feudal families of the Mediterranean are of Teutonic and Scandinavian origin.
"Riviera Towns" by Herbert Adams Gibbons
Specimens of Scandinavian ships have also been discovered.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
Germans of Austria, Germans of Switzerland, Dutch women, Scandinavians, have all been drawn into this movement.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
But some say, too, that the Scandinavian lines are best, and then again I have heard people boosting the Italian lines.
"A Book of Burlesques" by H. L. Mencken
A HISTORY OF MODERN SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
A Famous Scandinavian Poet for the Authors.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 11, 1914" by Various
The big blond Scandinavian had reached his limit.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
The proportion of native Scandinavians and Danes had slightly increased.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Even in Europe, the laws of the Scandinavian nations respecting women preserved it until quite recently.
"Ancient Law" by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
Of this foreign element the Germans constitute by far the largest part, with the Scandinavians second.
"The Frontier in American History" by Frederick Jackson Turner
The Scandinavian kingdoms were too remote.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
How different in these respects are the Romans from the Celts, the Scandinavians, even from the Greeks!
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
The story was absorbed into Scandinavian mythology: cf.
"A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles" by Sidney Lee
Americans predominated, of course, but English, French, German, Portuguese, Scandinavian, and Russian were among them.
""Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea" by Morgan Robertson
When I knew that I had been in the lair of the Scandinavian seamen, I thrilled.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
The danger called the Scandinavian powers to its aid.
"History of the English People, Volume V (of 8)" by John Richard Green
A Russian, a Maltese, a Scandinavian or two, and a few others, were the only exceptions.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
The combing of hair seems to be a favourite method of expressing affection, not only in these ballads, but also in Scandinavian folklore.
"Ballads of Mystery and Miracle and Fyttes of Mirth" by Frank Sidgwick
The Church ceased to be purely Celtic; it became Celto-Scandinavian, otherwise Manx.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
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In poetry:

Yet, of his life, which shall all time adorn
I dare not sing; to try the theme would be
To drink as 'twere that Scandinavian Horn
Whose tip was in the Sea.
"Arms And The Man - Pater Patrae" by James Barron Hope

In news:

Shot entirely on location, NEW SCANDINAVIAN COOKING offers a rich visual tour of Nordic cuisine, culture and history.
Scandinavian Girl Baby Names.
Discover the perfect Scandinavian -origin girl baby name for your new addition.
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. Junction City begins celebrating its European roots Thursday with the 52nd Annual Scandinavian Festival.
Photo by Sue Doeden Read the article: Scandinavian delights all in one book.
Scandinavian style is easily adapted to Florida interiors.
The Scandinavian Food Fest is Friday and Saturday, Oct 19-20, 10 am to 2 pm, at Bethel Lutheran Church.
Scandinavian Style Spicy Fish Bread.
Shot entirely on location, New Scandinavian Cooking offers a rich visual tour of Nordic cuisine, culture and history.
Designer Alexandra Angle shares her Scandinavian design advice on how she made over a dark cottage in Venice, California, a sunny, white oasis.
Scandinavian Design Advice from Designer Alexandra Angle.
Scandinavian delights all in one book.
Enter Georgetown's newest antiques shop, Scandinavian Antiques & Living, and you're struck by the colorfully eclectic selection of merchandise and the warm welcome of its owner, Elisabeth Wulff Wine.
Community Education presents a Scandinavian winter fest.
Recent news and coverage of Just Scandinavian .
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In science:

Criteria for the stochastic ordering of random sums, with Acturial applications, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, pp 3-16.
Infinite Divisibility and Max-Infinite Divisibility with Random Sample Size
The Scandinavian supplement to LOFAR, LOIS (LOFAR Outrigger in Scandinavia),3 is the first space physics radio/radar or radio astronomy facility that utilizes the entire 3D vector information embedded in the EM fields of the radio signals.
Angular Momentum of Electromagnetic Radiation. Fundamental physics applied to the radio domain for innovative studies of space and development of new concepts in wireless communications
Partially supported by the Scandinavian Network “Analysis and Applications” (NordForsk), pro ject #080151, and the Research Council of Norway, pro ject #177355/V30.
Loewner Theory in annulus I: evolution families and differential equations
Partially supported by the Scandinavian Network “Analysis and Applications” (NordForsk), pro ject #080151, and the Research Council of Norway, pro ject #177355/V30.
Loewner Theory in annulus II: Loewner chains
Strong laws of large numbers for sequences and fields. (Proceedings of the third Ukrainian - Scandinavian.
On general strong laws of large numbers for fields of random variables
Alper et al. [British-Scandinavian Collaboration], Nucl.
Hydrodynamical description of collective flow
Guettler et al. [British-Scandinavian-MIT Collaboration], Nucl.
Hydrodynamical description of collective flow
Figure 4: The measurements of the p( ~d, 2p)n laboratory differential cross section and deuteron tensor analysing power at 1.6 GeV by the Franco-Scandinavian group are compared to their theoretical impulse approximation estimates without the double scattering correction (dashed curve) and with (solid line).
Review of quasi-elastic charge-exchange data in the nucleon-deuteron breakup reaction
Marty at 8th congress of Scandinavian Mathematiciens. Y.B.
Category of fuzzy hyper BCK-algebras
Shevtsova, An improvement of the berry-esseen inequality with applications to poisson and mixed poisson random sums, Scandinavian Actuarial Journal (2010). A.
Shannon Entropy based Randomness Measurement and Test for Image Encryption
The Chemical Composition of Needle and Leaf Litter from Scots Pine, Norway Spruce and White Birch in Scandinavian Forest.
Polar Concentration of Elements in Tree Leaves
He compared the record process of monthly temperature mean values from Scandinavian weathers stations with i.i.d.
Records in stochastic processes -- Theory and applications
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