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I do believe in the Bible as the final word of God. And I do believe that God said the Earth would not be destroyed by a flood. Now, do I believe in climate change? In my trip to Greenland, the answer is yes. The climate is changing.
John Shimkus

Meaning of "Greenland" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GREENLAND

Greenland  [ˈɡriːnlənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GREENLAND

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Greenland is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GREENLAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Greenland

Greenland

Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe for more than a millennium. In 2008, the people of Greenland passed a referendum supporting greater autonomy; 75% of votes cast were in favour. Greenland is, in area, the world's largest island, over three-quarters of which is covered by the only contemporary ice sheet outside of Antarctica. With a population of 56,370, it is the least densely populated country in the world. Greenland has been inhabited off and on for at least the last 4,500 years by Arctic peoples whose forebears migrated there from Canada. Norsemen settled on the uninhabited southern part of Greenland beginning in the 10th century. Inuit peoples arrived in the 13th century. The Norse colonies disappeared in the late 15th century. In the early 18th century, Scandinavia and Greenland came back into contact with each other, and Denmark established sovereignty over the island.

Definition of Greenland in the English dictionary

The definition of Greenland in the dictionary is a large island, lying mostly within the Arctic Circle off the NE coast of North America: first settled by Icelanders in 986; resettled by Danes from 1721 onwards; integral part of Denmark ; granted internal autonomy 1979; mostly covered by an icecap up to 3300 m thick, with ice-free coastal strips and coastal mountains; the population is largely Inuit, with a European minority; fishing, hunting, and mining. Capital: Nuuk. Pop: 57 714. Area: 175 600 sq km Danish name: Grønland Greenlandic name: Kalaallit Nunaat.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GREENLAND


Cleveland
ˈkliːvlənd
downland
ˈdaʊnlənd
England
ˈɪŋɡlənd
Falkland
ˈfɔːlklənd
Finland
ˈfɪnlənd
holland
ˈhɒlənd
Iceland
ˈaɪslənd
inland
ˈɪnlənd
Ireland
ˈaɪələnd
island
ˈaɪlənd
mainland
ˈmeɪnlənd
Poland
ˈpəʊlənd
Portland
ˈpɔːtlənd
Roland
ˈrəʊlənd
Scotland
ˈskɒtlənd
Switzerland
ˈswɪtsələnd
Vineland
ˈvaɪnlənd
Vinland
ˈvɪnlənd
Wayland
ˈweɪlənd
Zealand
ˈziːlənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GREENLAND

Greenham Common
greenhand
greenhead
greenheart
greenhorn
greenhouse
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gas
greenhouse gas emissions
greenhouse warming
greenie
greening
greenish
greenishness
Greenland halibut
Greenland Sea
Greenland whale
Greenlander
Greenlandic

WORDS THAT END LIKE GREENLAND

Burgenland
cornland
crownland
Deutschland
fenland
Gulf of Finland
land
Maryland
Nederland
New Zealand
overland
Rheinland
screenland
Sudetenland
sunland
Swaziland
Thailand
the mainland
townland
vacationland

Synonyms and antonyms of Greenland in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Greenland» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GREENLAND

Find out the translation of Greenland to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Greenland from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Greenland» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

格陵兰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Groenlandia
570 millions of speakers

English

Greenland
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्रीनलैंड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جرينلاند
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гренландия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Groelândia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রীনল্যাণ্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Groenland
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Greenland
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Grönland
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

グリーンランド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그린란드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Greenland
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đảo Greenland
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரீன்லாந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्रीनलँड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Grönland
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Groenlandia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Grenlandia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гренландія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Groenlanda
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Γροιλανδία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Groenland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Grönland
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Grønland
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Greenland

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GREENLAND»

The term «Greenland» is very widely used and occupies the 7.191 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GREENLAND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Greenland

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8 QUOTES WITH «GREENLAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Greenland.
1
Andrew Bird
I've always been fascinated and stared at maps for hours as a kid. I've especially been most intrigued by the uninhabited or lonelier places on the planet. Like Greenland, for instance, or just recently flying over Alaska and a chain of icy, mountainous islands, uninhabited.
2
Annie Dillard
According to Inuit culture in Greenland, a person possesses six or seven souls. The souls take the form of tiny people scattered throughout the body.
3
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
Greenland is a wonderful country.
4
Aleqa Hammond
I believe that Greenland will achieve independence during the time I am still active in politics.
5
Jay Inslee
If this ice melts in Greenland it can shut down the Gulf Current.
6
Fred Schneider
It was a nightmare. The band had to tour Greenland by bus.
7
John Shimkus
I do believe in the Bible as the final word of God. And I do believe that God said the Earth would not be destroyed by a flood. Now, do I believe in climate change? In my trip to Greenland, the answer is yes. The climate is changing.
8
Ralph Steadman
I once saw a lump of Greenland breaking off into the sea and moving south, which of course will affect the atmosphere and us generally, and it'll happen more and more.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GREENLAND»

Discover the use of Greenland in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Greenland and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Greenland
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Greenland"--Provided by publisher.
David C. King, 2009
2
Greenland: World's Largest Island
Briefly describes the geography and people of the world's largest island.
Joanne Mattern, 2002
3
Greenland
Contains 375 entries (books, articles, chapters in books, etc.) in English, on Greenland, covering a wide range of topics including: art, archaeology, explorations, the Inuit, geography, history, flora and fauna, literature, music, ...
Kenneth E. Miller, 1991
4
Trekking in Greenland: The Arctic Circle Trail
This guide is illustrated with a variety of amazing photographs and its route is highlighted on continuous trekking maps. The guide also includes an optional extension to the Greenlandic ice cap.
Paddy Dillon, 2011
5
This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
Encompassing anthropology, history, exploration, travelogue, and memoir, the celebrated author of "A Match to the Heart" now takes readers on an extraordinary journey into the heart of the land of ice.
Gretel Ehrlich, 2008
6
The Arctic Promise: Legal and Political Autonomy of ...
The Arctic Promise deals with areas of comparative constitutional law, international law, Aboriginal law, legal anthropology, political science, and international relations, using each to contribute to the understanding of the right to ...
Natalia Loukacheva, 2007
7
An African in Greenland
A native of Africa, the author recounts how a picture book about Greenland inspired him to embark on a life-changing journey that would last for ten years, leading him to the Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mauritania, Paris, Copenhagen, and, ...
Tété-Michel Kpomassie, 2001
8
The Art of Greenland: Sculpture, Crafts, Painting
Describes the art of Greenland from the earliest times to the present.
Bodil Kaalund, 1983
9
Greenland
An introduction to the largest island in the world.
Emilie Utteg Lepthien, 1989
10
Building the Greenland Kayak: A Manual for Its Contruction ...
Take to the water in style for less than $300 and a few weekends and evenings of work Simplicity, elegance, performance, and speed: these are the hallmarks of the Greenland kayak.
Christopher Cunningham, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GREENLAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Greenland is used in the context of the following news items.
1
IN PHOTOS: Royal Couple visits Greenland
Queen Margrethe and Prince Consort Henrik are spending part of their summer in Greenland. See photos from the first days of their trip here. «The Local Denmark, Jul 15»
2
Members of NY-based Air Guard unit departing for Greenland
SCOTIA, N.Y. — Three aircraft and dozens of airmen in a New York-based Air National Guard unit are heading to Greenland as part of its ... «AirForceTimes.com, Jul 15»
3
Amplified melt and flow of the Greenland ice sheet driven by late …
Intense rainfall events significantly affect Alpine and Alaskan glaciers through enhanced melting, ice-flow acceleration and subglacial sediment erosion, yet their ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
4
Greenland liberalises data and internet market
Greenland's telecommunications market is set for deregulation. From 01 August 2015, other operators on the market will be able to purchase ... «Telecompaper, Jul 15»
5
1 Postcard: 2015 Greenland Kayaking Championships
C&K contributing photographer and avid Greenland-style paddler Freya Fennwood (@freyafennwoodphotography) recently decided to take her talents to sea ... «CANOE & KAYAK, Jul 15»
6
109th Airlift Wing's Greenland season in full swing
An LC-130 "Skibird" with the 109th Airlift Wing from Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, N.Y., takes off from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, ... «DVIDS, Jul 15»
7
Taste-Testing Greenland's Finest Microbrew Beers
If this error is occurring repeatedly, we may be experiencing technical difficulties. We apologize for the inconvenience. Refresh Browser. «Yahoo Travel, Jul 15»
8
Once in a lifetime Greenland expedition will see Worksop students …
Ten pupils from Worksop College, Nottingamshire, prepare to leave for 4 weeks in East Greenland, where they will climb uncharted mountains ... «Retford Today, Jul 15»
9
Greenland's out-of-sync climate explained
OUT OF SYNC Slight changes in the sun's activity can cause big changes in Greenland's temperature decades later by changing ocean ... «Science News, Jul 15»
10
World of extremes: Western heat, sudden Greenland melt
In other parts of the planet during the hottest year on record globally so far, extreme and persistent weather patterns are creating some unusual ... «Minnesota Public Radio News, Jul 15»

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