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A region of southeast Sweden comprising several islands in the Baltic Sea, including Gotland Island. Inhabited since the Stone Age, Gotland is the traditional homeland of the Goths.
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Gotland(ˈɡɒtlənd; Swedish ˈɡɔtlant) ,
(Placename) an island in the Baltic Sea, off the SE coast of Sweden: important trading centre since the Bronze Age; long disputed between Sweden and Denmark, finally becoming Swedish in 1645; tourism and agriculture now important. Capital: Visby. Pop: (including associated islands) 57 677 (2004 est). Area: 3140 sq km (1212 sq miles)
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or Gott•land(ˈgɒt lənd)
an island in the Baltic, forming a province of Sweden. 55,346; 1212 sq. mi. (3140 sq. km). Cap.: Visby.
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