Wordlist: Europe - List 3

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Belgium
 
a country in Western Europe that has borders with the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France; founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters
 
Belgian
 
people who live in or originate from Belgium
 
Belgian
 
related to Belgium
 
Luxembourg
 
a country in Europe having borders with Belgium, France and Germany; member state of the European Union; official language: Letzeburgesh
 
Luxembourger
 
people who live in or originate from Luxembourg
 
Luxembourgish
 
related to Luxembourg
 
Netherlands
 
a country which borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east; its capital is Amsterdam
 
Dutch
 
people who live in or originate from the Netherlands
 
Dutch
 
related to the Netherlands
 
Denmark
 
a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe; the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany
 
Danish
 
people who live in or originate from Denmark
 
Danish
 
related to Denmark
 
Sweden
 
one of the Scandinavian countries with Stockholm as its capital
 
Swede
 
people who live in or originate from Sweden
 
Swedish
 
related to Sweden
 
Norway
 
a Nordic country in Northern Europe occupying the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; its capital is Oslo
 
Norwegian
 
people who live in or originate from Norway
 
Norwegian
 
related to Norway
 
Finland
 
one of the Nordic countries having borders with Sweden, Norway and Russia, with Helsinki as its capital
 
Finn
 
people who live in or originate from Finland
 
Finnish
 
related to Finland
 
 
  • Belgium
    • Belgium[ˈbɛldʒəm](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Western Europe that has borders with the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France; founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters
    • Example:
      • Belgium covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres.
    • Belgian, Belgians(noun)
    • Definition:
      • people who live in or originate from Belgium
    • Example:
      • Three Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine were awarded to Belgians.
    • Belgian(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Belgium
    • Example:
      • It is estimated that between 3% to 4% of the Belgian population is Muslim.
  • Luxembourg
    • Luxembourg[ˈlʌk.səm.bɜːg](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Europe having borders with Belgium, France and Germany; member state of the European Union; official language: Letzeburgesh
    • Example:
      • Luxembourg is a parliamentary representative democracy with a constitutional monarch.
    • Luxembourger, Luxembourgers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • people who live in or originate from Luxembourg
    • Example:
      • Luxembourgish is the language that Luxembourgers generally use to speak to each other.
    • Luxembourgish(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Luxembourg
    • Example:
      • The Luxembourgish government has tried to attract internet start-ups.
  • Netherlands
    • Netherlands[ˈnɛ.ðə.ləndz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a country which borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east; its capital is Amsterdam
    • Example:
      • The Netherlands are often called Holland.
    • Dutch, Dutch[dʌtʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • people who live in or originate from the Netherlands
    • Example:
      • By 1650, the Dutch owned 16,000 merchant ships.
    • Dutch[dʌtʃ](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to the Netherlands
    • Example:
      • The Dutch Empire grew to become one of the major seafaring and economic powers of the 17th century.
  • Denmark
    • Denmark[ˈdɛn.mɑːk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe; the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany
    • Example:
      • Denmark has the best business climate in the world, according to the U.S. business magazine Forbes.
    • Danish, Danish[deɪnɪʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • people who live in or originate from Denmark
    • Example:
      • During the Pre-Roman Iron Age, the first Danish came to the country.
    • Danish[deɪnɪʃ](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Denmark
    • Example:
      • The Danish language is close to Swedish.
  • Sweden
    • Sweden[ˈswi.dən](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • one of the Scandinavian countries with Stockholm as its capital
    • Example:
      • Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union in terms of area.
    • Swede, Swedes[swi:d](noun)
    • Definition:
      • people who live in or originate from Sweden
    • Example:
      • Have you ever talked to a Swede before?
    • Swedish[ˈswiːdɪʃ](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Sweden
    • Example:
      • The Swedish Viking Age lasted roughly between the eighth and eleventh centuries.
  • Norway
    • Norway[ˈnɔː.weɪ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Nordic country in Northern Europe occupying the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; its capital is Oslo
    • Example:
      • The majority of Norway shares a border to the east with Sweden.
    • Norwegian, Norwegians[nɔːˈwiː.dʒən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • people who live in or originate from Norway
    • Example:
      • The current monarch of Norway has stated that the kingdom was founded upon the territories of two peoples – the Norwegians and the Sámi.
    • Norwegian[nɔːˈwiː.dʒən](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Norway
    • Example:
      • The modern-day Irish cities of Limerick, Dublin, and Waterford were founded by Norwegian settlers.
  • Finland
    • Finland[ˈfɪn.lənd](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • one of the Nordic countries having borders with Sweden, Norway and Russia, with Helsinki as its capital
    • Example:
      • Around 5.4 million people reside in Finland.
    • Finn, Finns[ˈfɪnɪʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • people who live in or originate from Finland
    • Example:
      • A survey showed that relatively many Finns know German.
    • Finnish[ˈfɪnɪʃ](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Finland
    • Example:
      • Most of the Finnish people speak Finnish as their mother tongue.
 

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Belgium
Belgian
Belgian
Luxembourg
Luxembourger
Luxembourgish
Netherlands
Dutch
Dutch
Denmark
Danish
Danish
Sweden
Swede
Swedish
Norway
Norwegian
Norwegian
Finland
Finn
Finnish
 
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        Norwegian
        related to Norway
        Norway
        a Nordic country in Northern Europe occupying the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; its capital is Oslo
        Swedish
        related to Sweden
        Dutch
        people who live in or originate from the Netherlands
        Finn
        people who live in or originate from Finland
        Finnish
        related to Finland
        Belgian
        people who live in or originate from Belgium
        Danish
        people who live in or originate from Denmark
        Sweden
        one of the Scandinavian countries with Stockholm as its capital
        Belgian
        related to Belgium
        Danish
        related to Denmark
        Luxembourg
        a country in Europe having borders with Belgium, France and Germany; member state of the European Union; official language: Letzeburgesh
        Netherlands
        a country which borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east; its capital is Amsterdam
        Swede
        people who live in or originate from Sweden
        Belgium
        a country in Western Europe that has borders with the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France; founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters
         
         
         

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        Finland
        one of the Nordic countries having borders with Sweden, Norway and Russia, with Helsinki as its capital
        Denmark
        a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe; the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany
        Netherlands
        a country which borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east; its capital is Amsterdam
        Sweden
        one of the Scandinavian countries with Stockholm as its capital
         
         
         
         

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