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Definition of Scandinavian


  1. Of or pertaining to Scandinavia, that is, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
  2. A native or inhabitant of Scandinavia.

Scandinavian Quotations

It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not.
Alfred Nobel

I read mostly Irish, African, Japanese, South American, and African writers. You can count on Scandinavian literature for a certain kind of darkness, a modern mythic style.
Chris Abani

And it is practically the same in the case of the four or five million poor peasants in France, and also for Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, and two of the Scandinavian countries. Everywhere small and medium sized industry prevails.
Herman Gorter

There are some long silences in Scandinavian and some Japanese films, when the audience knows action is taking place, but the audience hears no action.
John Henrik Clarke

You know, 'Viggo' is a pretty dorky name in Denmark. It's like 'Oswald' or something. It's a very old Scandinavian name, at least 1,000 years old.
Viggo Mortensen
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Scandinavian Translations

scandinavian in Dutch is Scandinavisch
scandinavian in French is scandinave
scandinavian in Portuguese is Escandinavo
scandinavian in Swedish is skandinavisk
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