< /ˈlæpˌlæn dər, -lən-/. a member of a Finnic people of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and adjacent regions.
- a native or inhabitant of Lapland
- a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia
- the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
- of or relating to this people or their language
1859; see Lapland.