the part of the north of Canada that lies south of the tree line but contains only stunted evergreens or dwarf deciduous trees.
noun 1. any of those countries containing land within the Arctic Circle where there is a midnight sun in midsummer, especially Norway, Sweden, or Finland. 2. . noun 1. any land north of the Arctic Circle, which has continuous daylight throughout the short summer, esp N parts of Norway, Sweden, and Finland 2. an informal […]
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[lan-see-uh-leyt, -lit] /ˈlæn si əˌleɪt, -lɪt/ adjective 1. shaped like the head of a lance. 2. narrow, and tapering toward the apex or sometimes at the base, as a leaf. /ˈlɑːnsɪəˌleɪt; -lɪt/ adjective 1. narrow and tapering to a point at each end: lanceolate leaves lanceolate (lān’sē-ə-lāt’) Tapering from a rounded base toward an apex; […]
noun 1. a lance having a blunt head to prevent serious injury by a jouster to an opponent.