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Noun: Shetland  shet-lund
  1. An archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
    - Shetland Islands, Zetland
     
  2. A small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands
    - Shetland sheepdog, Shetland sheep dog

Derived forms: Shetlands

Type of: archipelago, sheep dog, sheepdog, shepherd dog

Part of: Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean, Scotland

Encyclopedia: Shetland, Scotland