Submitted Place Name Revision History

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7/29/2021, 10:21 AM Beautiful Victory
7/29/2021, 10:14 AM Beautiful Victory

Name Sjælland
Type Island
Pronounced Pron. SHEH-lan(Danish)
Other Forms FormsSælland (archaic)
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain. Perhaps a combination of Old Norse selr "seal" and the place name suffix -und. In Norse mythology, Sjælland was created by the god Gefion.
Added 7/29/2021 by Beautiful Victory