Lapland etymology

English word Lapland comes from English -land, English Lapp

Detailed word origin of Lapland

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-land English (eng) Used to form the name of a sphere of activity or interaction.. Used to form the name of a territory, country, or region.
Lapp English (eng) From Lapland or of the Lapp peoples An indigenous person from Lapland. One of the Sami people. The language of the Lapp peoples.
Lapland English (eng) The northern parts of Scandinavia and Finland with the Kola Peninsula in Russia, traditionally inhabited by the Sami people.

Words with the same origin as Lapland

Descendants of -land
Aggieland Bechuanaland Chinkland Facebookland Fireland Germanland Gondwanaland Igboland Italian Somaliland Jewland Laplandic Maoriland Meyerland Naziland Onionland Somaliland Summerland Swahililand Switzerland Vacationland movieland slumberland slumland techland