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- noun dated A
Finn, a person from Finland.
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But Finlander, a zealous anti-communist, is intent only on hunting a Russian nuclear sub he knows to be in the area, ultimately driving his crew past the point of no return.
The Bedford Incident (1965) -- Reporter Ben Munceford (Sidney Poitier, by now a full-fledged star) boards a navy ship patrolling off the coast of Greenland to observe the crew's maneuvers and profile their hardened, aggressive commander, Captain Eric Finlander (Widmark).
I even resort to guilt, swearing that my gorgeous blue eyed Finlander girlfriend (I pull a picture of her from my wallet to show the camera) will ditch me if I don't come home with SOMETHING.
the good old days impetuousme 2005
The old Finlander that had emigrated when his own father had kicked him out of the house at eighteen.
keep the change impetuousme 2005
We were three women, my sister, Frau von Lilly -- a born Finlander -- and the writer of the following pages.
Although every Finlander bathes, as, indeed, they must do during their hot summers, every Finlander does not swim, and it is a remarkable thing that among the women, who go daily -- sometimes twice a day -- to the swimming bath, most of them will sit on the steps or haul themselves round by means of a rope, and never learn how to keep themselves afloat without artificial help.
It so happened that Egther, a Finlander, was harrying the Swedes on a roving raid.
The Danish History, Books I-IX Grammaticus Saxo
Another peculiarity of the Finlander is that he never shakes hands.
Will any one deny that the Finlander is inquisitive?
These are only three instances of several, all showing the keen interest of the people that the land may be known and the Finlander a little better understood than he is by half the world to-day, who seem to imagine him to be a cross between a Laplander and an Esquimo -- instead of what he really is, a very cultured gentleman.