Arctic Lands

Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • arctic — [ärk′tik, är′tik] adj. [ME artik < OFr artique < L arcticus < Gr arktikos, lit., of the (constellation of the) Bear (Gr arktos), northern, arctic] 1. of, characteristic of, or near the North Pole or the region around it 2. very cold;… …   English World dictionary

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