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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ahys-luh nd]
    • /ˈaɪs lənd/
    • /ˈaɪslənd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahys-luh nd]
    • /ˈaɪs lənd/

Definitions of iceland word

  • noun iceland a large island in the N Atlantic between Greenland and Scandinavia. 39,698 sq. mi. (102,820 sq. km). 1
  • noun iceland a republic including this island and several smaller islands: formerly Danish; independent since 1944. Capital: Reykjavik. 1
  • noun iceland Nordic island 1
  • noun iceland Nordic country 1
  • noun iceland 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 (1380–1918); 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 (the chief source of domestic heat); 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 (2013 est). Area: 102 828 sq km (39 702 sq miles) 0
  • noun iceland island in the North Atlantic, southeast of Greenland 0

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Parts of speech for Iceland


iceland popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

iceland usage trend in Literature

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