Iceland Definition

īslənd
proper name
Island in the North Atlantic, southeast of Greenland.
Webster's New World
Country including this island & a few small nearby islands: settled by Norwegians in 9th cent. a.d.; united with Norway (1262), with Denmark (1380); became an independent kingdom with a common sovereign with Denmark (1918), and an independent republic (1944): 39,769 sq mi (103,000 sq km); cap. Reykjavik.
Webster's New World
pronoun
A country in Europe. Official name: Republic of Iceland.
Wiktionary

An island in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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other
An island country in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle. Norse settlers arrived c. 850–875, and Christianity was introduced c. 1000. Iceland passed to Norway in 1262 and, with Norway, to Denmark in 1380. In 1918 it became a sovereign state still nominally under the Danish king, until Icelanders voted for full independence in 1944. Reykjavík is the capital and the largest city.
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