[Shri·de·fin·nas] m pl a people who, according to Jornandes and Procopius, seem to have inhabited the Present Russian Lapland and other tracts thereabouts, and even to have extended into the present Swedish Finnland; [Scride-finnas]

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  • Kvenland — This article is about ancient Kvens and Kvenland. For contemporary ethnic group in Norway, see Kven people. Kvenland, known as Cwenland, Kænland or similar in sources, is an ancient name for an area in Fennoscandia. Kvenland is only known from an …   Wikipedia

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