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GRONLAND

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Gronland mean? 

GRONLAND (noun)
  The noun GRONLAND has 1 sense:

1. the largest island in the world; lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean; a self-governing province of Denmark

  Familiarity information: GRONLAND used as a noun is very rare.


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GRONLAND (noun)


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Meaning:

The largest island in the world; lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean; a self-governing province of Denmark

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Greenland; Gronland; Kalaallit Nunaat

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Gronland"):

Thule (a town in northwestern Greenland; during World War II a United States naval base was built there)

Domain member region:

subcontinent (a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent)

Holonyms ("Gronland" is a part of...):

Arctic Ocean (ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs)

Atlantic; Atlantic Ocean (the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east)


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