region in N Europe, including Scandinavia, Finland, and the part of NW Russia west of the White Sea
Origin of Fennoscandiaultimately from Classical Latin Fenni, Finns + Scandia, all or a part of Scandinavia
- (geography) the area comprising the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Kola Peninsula, Karelia, Finland and Denmark.
- (geology) the Fennoscandian Shield underlying Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Northern Denmark; the exposed portion of the Baltic Shield.
- (culture) the culture group comprising the Finnic, Sami, and Scandinavian cultures.