a region in N Norway, N Sweden, N Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the NW Russian Federation in Europe: inhabited by Lapps.
an extensive region of N Europe, mainly within the Arctic Circle: consists of the N parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of the extreme NW of Russia Also called (informal) Land of the Midnight Sun
1570s, from Lapp, the Swedish name for this Finnic people (their name for themselves was Sabme), which probably originally was an insulting coinage (cf. Middle High German lappe “simpleton”). In English traditionally the home of witches and wizards who had power to conjure winds and tempests. Related: Laplander.
[lap] /læp/ noun 1. Also called Laplander [lap-lan-der, -luh n-] /ˈlæpˌlæn dər, -lən-/ (Show IPA). a member of a Finnic people of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and adjacent regions. 2. Also called Lappish. any of the languages of the Lapps, closely related to Finnish. /ˈlæpˌlændə/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Lapland /læp/ noun […]
[lah plah-tah] /lɑ ˈplɑ tɑ/ noun 1. a seaport in E Argentina. 2. . /Spanish la ˈplata/ noun 1. a port in E Argentina, near the Río de la Plata estuary: founded in 1882 and modelled on Washington DC; university (1897). Pop: 758 000 (2005 est) 2. See (Río de la) Plata
[plah-tuh] /ˈplɑ tə/ noun 1. a mountain in central Colorado, in the Sawatch Range. 14,361 feet (4377 meters).
noun 1. a chain link for joining two lengths of chain, having a split in one end so that it can be opened to receive other links and then closed again.