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Meaning of "Iceland" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ICELAND

Iceland  [ˈaɪslənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ICELAND

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conjunction
determiner
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Iceland 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 ICELAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Iceland

Iceland

Iceland i/ˈaɪslənd/, in full the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean. It has a population of 325,671 and an area of 103,000 km2, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík; the surrounding areas in the South-West of the country are home to two-thirds of the population. Iceland is volcanically and geologically active. The interior consists mainly of a plateau characterised by sand and lava fields, mountains and glaciers, while many glacial rivers flow to the sea through the lowlands. Iceland is warmed by the Gulf Stream and has a temperate climate despite a high latitude just outside the Arctic Circle. According to Landnámabók, the settlement of Iceland began in AD 874 when the chieftain Ingólfr Arnarson became the first permanent Norse settler on the island. In the following centuries, Norsemen settled Iceland, bringing with them thralls of Gaelic origin. From 1262 to 1918, Iceland was ruled by Norway and later Denmark. The country became independent in 1918 and a republic in 1944.

Definition of Iceland in the English dictionary

The definition of Iceland in the dictionary is an island republic in the N Atlantic, regarded as part of Europe: settled by Norsemen, who established a legislative assembly in 930; under Danish rule ; gained independence in 1918 and became a republic in 1944; contains large areas of glaciers, snowfields, and lava beds with many volcanoes and hot springs ; inhabited chiefly along the SW coast. The economy is based largely on fishing and tourism. Official language: Icelandic. Official religion: Evangelical Lutheran. Currency: króna. Capital: Reykjavik. Pop: 315 281. Area: 102 828 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ICELAND


Auckland
ˈɔːklənd
Cleveland
ˈkliːvlənd
Crosland
ˈkrɒslənd
England
ˈɪŋɡlənd
Falkland
ˈfɔːlklənd
Finland
ˈfɪnlənd
Greenland
ˈɡriːnlənd
holland
ˈhɒlənd
Ireland
ˈaɪələnd
island
ˈaɪlənd
mainland
ˈmeɪnlənd
Oakland
ˈəʊklənd
Poland
ˈpəʊlənd
Portland
ˈpɔːtlənd
Roland
ˈrəʊlənd
Scotland
ˈskɒtlənd
Switzerland
ˈswɪtsələnd
Wayland
ˈweɪlənd
woodland
ˈwʊdlənd
Zealand
ˈziːlənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ICELAND

Iceland agate
Iceland moss
Iceland poppy
Iceland spar
Icelander
Icelandic
iceless
icelike
iceman
icemen
Iceni

WORDS THAT END LIKE ICELAND

Cleland
Deutschland
Dixieland
eland
homeland
Lakeland
Matabeleland
movieland
New Ireland
Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Ryeland
Seeland
Southern Ireland
tideland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Vineland
wasteland
Wergeland
Wieland
Zeeland

Synonyms and antonyms of Iceland in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Iceland» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ICELAND

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

Translator English - Chinese

冰岛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Islandia
570 millions of speakers

English

Iceland
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आइसलैंड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَيْسْلَنْدَا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Исландия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Islândia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আইস্ল্যাণ্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Islande
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Iceland
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Island
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アイスランド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아이슬란드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Iceland
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nước Iceland
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஐஸ்லாந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आइसलँड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İzlanda
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Islanda
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Islandia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ісландія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Islanda
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ισλανδία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ysland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Island
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Island
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Iceland

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ICELAND»

The term «Iceland» is very widely used and occupies the 6.116 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Iceland
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Iceland».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ICELAND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Iceland» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Iceland» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «ICELAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Iceland.
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James Balog
There is a glacier in Iceland, Solheimar, which has retreated a great deal, and every time I go back there and see what's not there any more, it does something to the heart. It makes you realise it's possible for a gigantic natural element to just disappear.
2
James Balog
The 'New Yorker' asked me to shoot a story on climate change in 2005, and I wound up going to Iceland to shoot a glacier. The real story wasn't the beautiful white top. It ended up being at the terminus of the glacier where it's dying.
3
Bjork
People are always asking me about eskimos, but there are no eskimos in Iceland.
4
Bjork
I feel like the people from Iceland have a different relationship with their country than other places. Most Icelandic people are really proud to be from there, and we don't have embarrassments like World War II where we were cruel to other people.
5
Michael Owen Bruce
I do like to write but I also like to get and out and play. I am losing track of all the Cooper versions that I do - I have one for Iceland, different one over here.
6
Mike Colter
Ridley Scott was part of the production team on 'The Good Wife.' I auditioned on my iPhone, and it moved very quickly after that, as they thought I was right for the role, and pretty soon I was filming in Iceland for two months.
7
Scilla Elworthy
Consistently rated the most peaceable of all countries in the world by the Global Peace Index, Iceland has reduced its military expenditure to zero, has no armed forces, and has reduced the inequality gap between rich and poor.
8
Cornelia Funke
I have two Iceland horses, a very hairy dog called Looney, and a guinea pig.
9
Siri Hustvedt
I was 13 when I had my first bout of insomnia. My family was in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the summer, and day never really became night.
10
Hannah Kent
In Iceland, you can see the contours of the mountains wherever you go, and the swell of the hills, and always beyond that the horizon. And there's this strange thing: you're never sort of hidden; you always feel exposed in that landscape. But it makes it very beautiful as well.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ICELAND»

Discover the use of Iceland in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Iceland and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Viking Age Iceland
'Viking Age Iceland' is an engaging, multi-disciplinary work bringing together findings in anthropology and ethnography interwoven with historical fact and masterful insights into the popular Icelandic sagas, this is a brilliant ...
Jesse L Byock, 2001
2
Walking and Trekking in Iceland
The guide gives lots of tips for travellers on a budget as well as details on public transport and accommodation.
Paddy Dillon, 2014
3
Iceland
Features comprehensive coverage of the island's attractions, from the nightclubs and bars of Rejkyavik to the rugged wilderness of the interior.
Paul Harding, Joseph Bindloss, 2004
4
Iceland
A guide to visiting Iceland that provides an overview of the country's geography, climate, history, government, economy, culture, politics, and international relations and offers information on accommodations, transportation, entertainment, ...
Andrew Evans, 2011
5
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Iceland
Whether you are looking for spa getaways, stunning glaciers and geysers, the bewitching Northern Lights or the vibrancy of Rekyavik, this guide is the perfect companion.
David Leffman, Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff, 2010
6
Poverty in America: A Handbook
These are just a few of the questions this book addresses. In a remarkably concise, readable, and accessible format, Iceland explores what the statistics and the historical record, along with most of the major works on poverty, tell us.
John Iceland, 2012
7
Iceland
These information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture.
Roger K. Sandness, Charles F. Gritzner, 2009
8
Iceland: Land of the Sagas
Photographs exploring the grandeur of Iceland's remarkable geography accompany tales of real-life heroes and supernatural beings &
David Roberts, 1998
9
Iceland
In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries.
International Monetary Fund, 2011
10
Iceland Imagined: Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the ...
The book closes with a discussion of Iceland's modern whaling practices and its recent financial collapse.
Karen Oslund, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ICELAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Iceland is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The beauty of Iceland in stunning 4K - CNET
iceland.jpg Black volcanic sand, craggy mountains, pearly skies: Iceland is a land of dramatic contrasts. Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET. «CNET, Jul 15»
2
15 Tips for Exploring Iceland's Amazing Ring Road - Yahoo
Jökulsárlón is a glacial lagoon located on the Ring Road in Southeast Iceland. (Photo: Aaron Rasmussen). The window to drive all 828 miles of ... «Yahoo Travel, Jul 15»
3
PHOTOS: Iceland for adrenaline junkies | Fox News
Iceland, once known only for the midnight sun and the Blue Lagoon hot springs, is now attracting people for its high-adrenalin activities, as well ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
4
IR Editor Releases New Iceland Photo Book | Iceland Review
In Iceland Exposed, Páll collects his work from the past 10 years, ... Iceland Exposed also includes a series of personal essays about Páll's ... «IcelandReview, Jul 15»
5
Complete escapism in incredible Iceland - Telegraph
Legends such as these come up often in Iceland. The Sagas tell tales of not only the trials and tribulations of the first settler families, but also ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Photographing The World BTS ep1: Fstoppers Arrives In Iceland
Since this tutorial was going to be filmed over the course of 2 months in Iceland and New Zealand, we decided to turn the cameras back around ... «Fstoppers, Jul 15»
7
Central Bank of Iceland to allow pension funds to invest abroad again
Pension funds in Iceland will be allowed to invest abroad this year once the Central Bank of Iceland lifts capital controls that were put in place in ... «Pensions & Investments, Jul 15»
8
Reykjavík Readies Itself for Snoop Dogg Party | Iceland Review
Snoop Dogg, the American rapping superstar, arrives in Iceland today for his gig at ... 27.05.2005 | Snoop Dogg swooping down on Iceland ... «IcelandReview, Jul 15»
9
Iceland wants a new out of town store after St Matthew's closure …
Despite the news that the future of Iceland's St Matthew's Street store looks bleak, the company is hoping to open another shop in Ipswich – on ... «Ipswich Star, Jul 15»
10
7 Best Places to Visit in Iceland That Are Safe and Beautiful - Insider …
Try and choose the best places to visit in Iceland that are safe and beautiful and you'll be spoiled for choice; from glaciers to lakes, parks to ... «Insider Monkey, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Iceland [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/iceland>. Jul 2021 ».
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