From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFinlandFin‧land /ˈfɪnlənd/ 🔊 🔊 a country in northeastEurope between Russia and Sweden. It is a member of the EU. Population: 5,266,114 (2014). Capital: Helsinki. People in the UK connect Finland with saunas and with the midnightsun (=when the sun can be seen at midnight in the middle of summer). People from Finland are called Finns.