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Shetland

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is a group of islands in the northern North Sea, some 150 miles from the north‐east tip of the Scottish mainland. Once annexed by the Vikings and subsequently part of the kingdom of Norway,...

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Shetland

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

(the unitary authority). Haltland c.1100, Shetland 1289. Various suggested interpretations, but probably reshaping of pre-Norse name.

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Shetland

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is a group of islands in the northern North Sea, some 150 miles from the north‐east tip of the Scottish mainland. Once annexed by the Vikings and subsequently part of the kingdom of Norway,...

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Shetland pony

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 48 words.

One of the smallest types of light horse. Originating in the Shetland Islands, it has been introduced to most

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Shetland pony

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One of the smallest types of light horse. Originating in the Shetland Islands, it has been introduced to most parts of the world. Used for draught or road work, it ...

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Shetland

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 59 words.

is a group of islands in the northern North Sea, some 150 miles from the north‐east tip of the Scottish

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Shetland

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 59 words.

is a group of islands in the northern North Sea, some 150 miles from the north‐east tip of the Scottish

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Shetland

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 201 words.

unironed, viand • prebend • beribboned, riband • husband • house husband • unquestioned • escutcheoned •

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Shetland

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 201 words.

unironed, viand • prebend • beribboned, riband • husband • house husband • unquestioned • escutcheoned •

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Shetland

Charlotte M. Lythe.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 142 words.

is a group of islands in the northern North Sea, some 150 miles from the north-east tip of the Scottish

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Shetland

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 143 words.

is a group of islands in the northern North Sea, some 150 miles from the north-east tip of the Scottish

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