Greenland

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From Old Norse Grœnland, from grœnn (green) + land (land).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɡriːn.lənd/, /ˈɡriːn.lænd/

Proper noun[edit]

Greenland.

Greenland

  1. A large self-governing territory in North America that is politically a part of the Kingdom of Denmark.
  2. The ice-covered island on which it is located, the largest island in the world (not counting Australia).
  3. (obsolete) Spitzbergen, another island in Europe formerly thought to have been part of Greenland.
  4. A surname​.
  5. A city in Arkansas
  6. A village in Barbados
  7. A ghost town in California
  8. An unincorporated community in Colorado
  9. A town in New Hampshire
  10. A community in Nova Scotia, Canada
  11. An unincorporated community in West Virginia

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Proper noun[edit]

Greenland

  1. Greenland.