A region of southeast Sweden comprising several islands in the Baltic Sea, including Gotland Island. Inhabited since the Stone Age, Gotland is the traditional homeland of the Goths.
Swedish island in the Baltic, off the SE coast of Sweden: 1,159 sq mi (3,002 sq km)
The largest island of Sweden, situated in the Baltic Sea.
Gotland Sentence Examples
From the 8th to the 11th century a commercial route from India passed through Novgorod to the Baltic, and Arabian coins found in Sweden, and particularly in the island of Gotland, prove how closely the enterprise of the Northmen and of the Arabs intertwined.
It was the trade with the East that originally gave importance to the city of Visby in Gotland.
VISBY, or Wisby, the capital of the Swedish island and administrative district (lain) of Gotland, in the Baltic Sea.
Modern buildings include the Gotland museum of antiquities, and the high school, with a museum and library.
It is the headquarters of the army division of Gotland troops, and there are some modern forts.