any of those countries containing land within the Arctic Circle where there is a midnight sun in midsummer, especially Norway, Sweden, or Finland.
any land north of the Arctic Circle, which has continuous daylight throughout the short summer, esp N parts of Norway, Sweden, and Finland
an informal name for Lapland
noun 1. .
[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.
[lan-der, -dawr] /ˈlæn dər, -dɔr/ noun 1. Walter Savage, 1775–1864, English poet and prose writer. /ˈlændɔː/ noun 1. Walter Savage. 1775–1864, English poet, noted also for his prose works, including Imaginary Conversations (1824–29)