Pronounced Pron. AH-bis-ko
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Contributor Contrib.Beautiful Victory on 12/2/2018
From Northern Sami Ábeskovvu meaning "forest by the big water", from Sami áphi "lake, sea, big water" and skovvu, identical to Swedish skog "forest". The "big water" is probably Torneträsk. Abisko is a national park and a small village in Northern Sweden.