How to use Reindeer in a sentence
Domesticated reindeer have also been introduced into Alaska.
The Russian Lapps are also for the most part fishers, as is natural in a district with such an extent of coast and such a number of lakes, not to mention the advantage which the fisher has over the reindeer keeper in connexion with the many fasts of the Greek Church.
Reindeer were introduced in 1770.
Reindeer, followed by wolves, come also every year to the islands; the polar fox and polar bear, both feeding on the lemmings, are numerous.
With the exception of the reindeer, antlers are confined to the males.Advertisement
A conventional reindeer can run tops, 15 miles per hr.
The part which lies within the Arctic Circle is very desolate and sterile, consisting chiefly of sand and reindeer moss.
Create dancing snowmen, flying reindeer, elves, fairies or robins - you decide !
If Santa is required at your function full stabling facilities are needed for 6 reindeer plus flight clearance from the nearest airport.
Here large herds of reindeer roam free and the sure-footed Icelandic horse is the only way of transportation.Advertisement
A First Christmas onesie with reindeer antlers on the tush probably will be a wardrobe choice you (and someday your child) may learn to regret.
Older children may enjoy books in this online collection that includes stories about monster makeovers, knights and a reindeer elf.
Expect a lot of snowflakes, reindeer, elves, Santas, candy canes, ornaments, bells and trees to adorn these holiday pieces.
Often passengers pack holiday accessories, such as Santa hats, reindeer antler headbands, or wreaths to decorate their cabin doors.
From traditional carols like Oh Come All Ye Faithful to secular tunes such as Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, this vast collection is listed alphabetically by title.Advertisement
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer is another great starter track for players looking to really use their guitar.
Since reindeer herds are one of the resources available to these people, these animals figure heavily in the creation of the Saami friendship bracelet.
The bracelet is made from reindeer leather and is secured with a button made from a reindeer antler.
An authentic reindeer leather strap is tanned or dyed to get the desired color.
Look for artwork featuring Santa Claus and his elves, reindeer, stockings, Christmas trees, the North Pole, gift boxes, bows and more.Advertisement
If she's more of a fun loving type, she might love pajamas with reindeer and Santa Claus adorning the front.
They can range from flannel two-piece sets adorned with snowflakes or reindeer to red silky teddies lined with faux fur.
December 24th - Jingle Comes To Town - Jingle the reindeer will be around town from 8pm to 1am with pieces of the "Jingle" furniture collection to give away.
If you and your family celebrate Christmas, the possibilities are really only limited by your imagination - think angels, Santa Claus, elves, reindeer and stockings.
Watch the Clocks - Offering every type of wine holder you can imagine including lobsters, reindeer, pirates and of course parrots.Advertisement
Webkinz continue to be popular with young girls, including the special Christmas reindeer.
If the kind of sexy Christmas dress you seek borders on being a Santa, reindeer, or elf costume, there are plenty of options at Yandy.com.
Rooftop Santas and mechanical reindeer are prominently displayed amid snowflakes and pine cone wreaths.
Reindeer Hunt-Hide small reindeer throughout your home as you decorate.
Let people know that Santa's reindeer have escaped and you need to hunt them down.
The first person or team to turn in locations of all the reindeer win.
Popular choices include a Santa's hat, reindeer antlers, ornament, or small box of holiday goodies.
Other popular songs to look for include Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, The Christmas Song, and Christian hymns like Away in the Manger, The First Noel, and Angels We Have Heard on High, among others.
They have traditional Christmas images like angels, Santa Claus, reindeer and snowmen.
Other games can involve Santa hats, reindeer antlers, Christmas cookies-your imagination is not limited.
Gather together unlined 3x5 index cards, a spool of ribbon, and small cookie cutters featuring stars, reindeer, or snowflakes.
You know…those reindeer ornaments that are missing a leg or two, or that handmade ornament that has lost some of its glitter.
The image of Santa and his reindeer is a classic Christmas icon, but the mistrust that is humorously exaggerated in this song leads us to wonder why we revere a "man who drives a sleigh and plays with elves."
Images are line drawings of traditional Christmas items, like toy soldiers and reindeer.
According to NORAD, the organization uses a long-range radar system known as the North Warning System to determine the exact time when Santa and his reindeer leave his home at the North Pole.
Many houses will add Christmas figures to the yard, such as Santa and his reindeer or a nativity scene.
For example, the site Everything Preschool has a great song called "The Reindeer Pokie".
Autry had had a major hit in 1949 with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
Other coloring pages have Christmas icons like Santa, elves, reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and more as part of the design.
It features computer jargon and technology, but St. Nick and his reindeer are still the stars of the poem.
Turn your kitchen into Mrs. Claus's kitchen or your bathroom into a rest stop for reindeer.
Equally entertaining is the "Santa and Reindeer Dance" card, which stars a nimble St. Nick moonwalking while his deer friends sing in the background.
The company offers an array of laughable seasons greetings, which feature everything from singing snowmen and reindeer to a Santa Claus that shakes his butt like a hula dancer in order to wish viewers a Merry Christmas.
Reindeer antlers, Santa hats and jingle bell elf hats and shoes make fabulous choices for caroling.
If you are outfitting people of all ages, consider dressing the children as elves, the teenagers as reindeer, and the adults as Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus.
Santa's helpers are not only his elves, but also Mrs. Claus and his reindeer.
Santa Claus could not deliver his gifts without his biggest helpers, the reindeer.
Dressing up as a reindeer can be as simple as just wearing small reindeer antlers on your head.
There are plenty of reindeer costume ideas for children, adults, and even your dog.
Simplicity-This cute pattern has several toddler costumes for the holidays including reindeer, gingerbread man, and elves.
For example, you can dress your dog up as an elf and your children as reindeer.
The getup is a far cry from traditional Christmas costumes, such as snowmen, angels and reindeer.
Real Santa Suits offers several Christmas costumes for kids to choose from, as well as elf and reindeer suits.
If you find Santa to be a charming way to delight the kids this season, consider all they fun they could have with a group of reindeer suits and even and Mrs. Claus too!
Reindeer antlers are an easy way to add some holiday cheer to your child's costume wardrobe with little investment.
Whether she is mending Santa's plush red coat, tending to the elves or baking treats for the reindeer, Mrs. Claus looks amazing at every turn.
These heavy-duty boots were invented by Eskimos and were constructed of reindeer hide, fur and sealskin.
Mukluk boots are traditionally made from the skin of reindeer and seals, and were originally worn by Arctic aboriginals.
There are many financial reports that can be reviewed to determine if a company is "playing reindeer games".
Unless you're thirteen, your matching reindeer bralette and thong will not be considered "cute."
Cute Christmas prints like reindeer, Christmas trees, and snowflakes adorn shrink-wrapped packages and individual undies.
First of all, plus size Christmas lingerie is not all about bells or reindeer faces.
Written by Randy Brooks in 1978, Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer was recorded and released for the first time in 1979 by Elmo and Patsy Shropshire.
The song and its story of a grandmother who overindulges in eggnog, leaves a party to return home for her medication and is taken out by Santa's reindeer became an audience favorite at Elmo and Patsy shows.
Parodies of the song were recorded by Da Yoopers, who released Grandma Got Run Over by a Beer Truck in 1993, and DJ Bob Rivers, who recorded Osama Got Run Over by a Reindeer.
It was the first time Christmas and St. Nicholas, the patron saint of children, had ever been associated with reindeer and a sleigh.
Choices include Dancing Reindeer, Haunted Patches, Monster Dots, Penguin Dots, Snowflake and Jingle Bells.
On land reindeer were formerly hunted, to their practical extinction in the south, but in the districts of Godthaab, Sukkertoppen and Holstensborg there are still many reindeer.
The reindeer, arctic fox (Canis lagopus), hare, wolf, lemming (Myodes obensis), collar lemming (Cuniculus torquatus) and two species of voles (Arvicolae) are the most common on land.
In the spring the great herds of tame reindeer are driven out to swim Strommen and graze in the summer pastures of Seiland; towards winter they are called home again.
Later Palaeolithic Period (La Madeleine) .The next period is marked by the presence of reindeer.
In the Hohlefels in the Swabian Achthal there is still no trace of earthenware, and we find the skull of a reindeer skilfully turned into a drinking-vessel.
The frontal appendages, when present, are confined (except in the case of the reindeer) to the males, and take the form of antlers, that is to say of type No.
The wild Scandinavian reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) may be regarded as the typical form of the species.
The interior of Novaya Zemlya shows hardly a trace of animal life, save here and there a vagrant bird, a few lemmings, an ice-fox, a brown or white bear, and at times immigrant reindeer.
Parents are free to disinherit their children; and, if a son separates from the family without his father's permission, he receives no share of the property except a gun and his wife's dowry.3 The Lapps are of necessity conservative in most of their habits, many of which can hardly have altered since the first taming of the reindeer.
Agricultural terms, the names of the metals and the word for smith are all of Scandinavian origin, and the words for "taming" and "milk" would suggest that the southern strangers taught the Lapps how to turn the reindeer to full account.
The important place, however, which this creature must always have held in their estimation is evident from the existence of more than three hundred native words in connexion with reindeer.
The story of Njavvisena, daughter of the Sun, is full of quaint folk-lore about the taming of the reindeer.
Over the upper surface was stretched a white-dressed reindeer skin, and at the corners (so to speak) hung a variety of charms - tufts of wool, bones, teeth, claws, &c. The area was divided into several spaces, often into three, one for the celestial gods, one for the terrestrial and one for man.
It has been maintained that they were formerly spread over the whole of the Scandinavian peninsula, and they have even been considered the remnants of that primeval race of cave-dwellers which hunted the reindeer over the snow-fields of central and western Europe.
Remains of the reindeer are found in caves in the Pyrenees.
Hundreds of pairs of reindeer antlers were also found, dating from 8000 years ago.
The meals will be something special with local specialities such as arctic charr and reindeer meat.
That night they sampled the local delicacy - reindeer - and stayed in a 4-star hotel - the Hotel Santa Claus!
I notice nothing is said about a large herd of reindeer grazing on the plateau, they don't live on fresh air.
Elk, horse, reindeer and other animals lived in the forests and the nomadic hunters followed them.
The Saami people's rights to land and water for reindeer husbandry, and for hunting and fishing are regulated by law.
In Nuuk, a large igloo is built and turned into an Arctic kitchen serving up fresh wild reindeer steaks and seal soup.
The lead pair of reindeer would absorb 14.3 quintillion joules of energy per second each.
Then turn it into a reindeer and if you want add a red Pom pom for the nose.
Adding to the seasonal air, local schoolchildren sang carols and Father Christmas arrived in a sleigh pulled by real reindeer.
Instead, they show a picture of a fat man in a green suit pulled about in a chariot drawn by reindeer.
Rudolf the red nosed reindeer had a very shiny nose!
Angels are confused with flying reindeer, one of which even has a red nose.
If we are lucky we might see both reindeer, polar fox and grouse during the tour.
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But I thought all the spare reindeer were in the hospital.
Its wild reindeer flocks are among the largest in the world.
While both male and female reindeer grow antlers, MOST males will drop their antler by early December.. .
The band will arrive at 5pm in a horse drawn carriage accompanied by " real reindeer " .
We will be traveling with reindeer sleds, dog sleds, snowmobile or minibus.
Young children are able to go on reindeer safaris, however husky dog sledding is only for adults.
Oh for that reindeer sledding trip in Lapland - but how to ever afford it?
A full grown reindeer can run between 12 and 15 miles an hour pulling a loaded sleigh.
There is no Father Christmas and no reindeer sleigh.
In short, they will burst into flame almost instantaneously, exposing the reindeer behind them and creating deafening sonic booms in their wake.
Reindeer can be found living wild in parts of Norway but perhaps the most curious creature is the wolverine.
The land mammals of Greenland are decidedly more American than European; the musk-ox, the banded lemming (Cuniculus torquatus), the white polar wolf, of which there seems to have been a new invasion recently round the northern part of the country to the east coast, the Eskimo and the dog - probably also the reindeer - have all come from America, while the other land mammals, the polar bear, the polar fox, the Arctic hare, the stoat (Mustela erminea), are perfectly circumpolar forms. The species of seals and whales are, if anything, more American than European, and so to some extent are the fishes.
Some of the more northern American deer, such as the wapiti, reindeer and elk (moose), are closely allied to Old World species; but there is also a group of exclusively American deer (Mazama) - the only one found in Central and South America - the members of which are unlike any living Old World deer; and these must be regarded as having reached the western hemisphere at an earlier date than the wapiti, reindeer and elk (see Deer, Elk, Fallow-Deer, Muntjac, Musk-Deer, Pre David'S Deer, Reindeer, Roebuck, Water-Deer, &c.).
One she-wolf produces five pups in a litter compared to one calf per reindeer, yet both populations remain the same.
Rudolf the red nosed reindeer had a very shiny nose !
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While both male and female reindeer grow antlers, MOST males will drop their antler by early December...
The band will arrive at 5pm in a horse drawn carriage accompanied by " real reindeer ".
Others have driven their own dog sled to the world renowned Ice Hotel or spent a week with reindeer herders in Lapland.
Until recently hunting and reindeer herding were connected to nomadism.
Younger children will be keen to search for Santa, maybe going on a reindeer safari to get there.
Santa usually enters the house down the chimney leaving his reindeer and sleigh parked on the roof.
The entire reindeer team will be vaporized within 4.26 thousandths of a second.
What Christmas book collection would be complete without Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer?
The beloved story about a reindeer with a bright red nose is a great choice for little ones.
Expressive Design Group has a version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer that allows you to record a personalized reading of the story.
The final page plays the song, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Burl Ives.
The names of the reindeer light up, and of course, so does Rudolph's nose.
Get your names and wedding date carved into wedding bells or a heart, or go even more Christmas themed and have a snowman, reindeer, or tree carved.
Children especially enjoy Santa Claus or reindeer flannel sheets.
Even if you aren't one to splash images of Santa Claus and reindeer all over your bed, you can take a subtler approach to showing your appreciation for the season.
Plastic reindeer, Santa figurines, pipe-cleaner Christmas trees, and even light-up stars are also great choices.
Christmas sweaters may feature prints like reindeer, snowflakes, candy canes and Christmas trees.
Kids' holiday pajamas embrace any concept, be it reindeer or candy canes, which is regularly featured during the Christmas season.
Themes can range from hosting an extravagant costume night (elves, reindeer, Christmas movie characters) to the simple idea of decorating in all one color.
Adding a Santa and reindeer around the wreath.
The reindeer of northern Siberia call also for special notice; they are used for the saddle as well as for draught.
On the summits of the Adirondacks are a few alpine species, such as reindeer moss and other lichens; on the shores of Long Island, Staten Island and Westchester county are a number of maritime species; and on Long Island are several species especially characteristic of the pine barrens of New Jersey.
Sometimes various lichens occur abnormally in such unexpected habitats as dried dung of sheep, bleached bones of reindeer and whales, old leather, iron and glass, in districts where the species are abundant.
In spite of the existence of a number of more or less well-marked geographical forms, reindeer from all parts of the northern hemisphere present such a marked similarity that it seems preferable to regard them as all belonging to a single widespread species, of which most of the characters will be the same as those of the genus.
Other clauses dealt with the rights of the Laplanders to graze their reindeer alternatively in either country, - and with the question of transport of goods across the frontier by rail or other means of communication, so that the traffic should not be hampered by any import or export prohibitions or otherwise.
By autumn or October he is busy at his njalla killing the surplus reindeer bulls and curing meat for the winter.
Crimes of violence are almost unknown, and the only common breach of law is the killing of tame reindeer belonging to other owners.
In March 1770 a merchant named Liakhov saw a large herd of reindeer coming from the north to the Siberian coast, which induced him to start in a sledge in the direction whence they came.
Still, the reindeer frequents it for its lichens, and on the drier slopes of the moraine deposits there occur four species of lemming, hunted by the Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus).
The reindeer, rapidly disappearing, is now met with only in the governments of Olonets and Vologda; Cervus pygargus is found everywhere, and reaches Novgorod.
As proved by the discovery of fossil remains, musk-oxen ranged during the Pleistocene period over northern Siberia and the plains of Germany and France, their bones occurring in river-deposits along with those of the reindeer, mammoth, and woolly rhinoceros.
Beyond this to the north are the " barren grounds " on which herds of caribou (reindeer) and musk ox pasture, migrating from north to south according to the season.
Their food is entirely vegetable, especially grass roots and stalks, shoots of dwarf birch, reindeer lichens and mosses, in search of which they form, in winter, long galleries through the turf or under the snow.
Reindeer, or caribou, constitute the genus Rangifer, and are large clumsily built deer, inhabiting the sub-Arctic and Arctic regions of both hemispheres.
The Scandinavian reindeer is identified by Mr Grant with the barren-ground type.
The fauna includes the horse, reindeer, mammoth, cave lion, rhinoceros, bear and urus.
There may also be mentioned the wild reindeer, which is rare, though large domesticated herds are kept by the Lapps.
In May or April he lets his reindeer loose, to wander as they please; but immediately after midsummer, when the mosquitoes become troublesome, he goes to collect them.
The river Lapps, many of whom, however, are descendants of Finns proper, breed cattle, attempt a little tillage and entrust their reindeer to the care of mountain Lapps.
A great number of birds' bones have been found in caves, and among them some bearing marks of human workmanship. In France we have a large and extinct crane, Grus primigenia, but more interesting are the numerous relics of two species, the concomitants even now of the reindeer, which were abundant in that country at the period when this beast flourished there,and have followed it in its northward retreat.
Bears, foxes, otters and sables are numerous, as also the reindeer in the north, and the musk deer, hares, squirrels, rats and mice everywhere.
This effort made under the direction of the Bureau of Education has been eminently successful, and in the future the reindeer seems certain to contribute very greatly to the food, clothing, means of shelter and miscellaneous industries of the natives; and not less to the solution of the problems of communication and transportation throughout the interior.
One classification makes three divisions for the epoch, characterized respectively by the existence of the cavebear, the mammoth and reindeer; another, two, marked by the prevalence of the mammoth and reindeer respectively.
Reindeer are domesticated by the Lapps and other nationalities of northern Europe and Asia, to whom these animals are all-important.
On the less mountainous islands the raising of sheep and reindeer is believed to be practicable.
The governor has represented the president without possessing much power; the department of war has had ill-defined duties; the department of justice has, in theory, had charge of the general law; the department of the interior has administered the land law; the agents of the bureau of education have superintended the stocking of Alaska with reindeer; the United States Fish Commission has investigated the condition of marine life without having powers to protect it.
Of the above, Reindeer and Elk are dealt with in separate articles (qq.v.).
Flesh is their favourite, in winter almost their only food, though they also use reindeer milk, cheese and rye or barley cakes.
Their chief importance, however, is that in Lapland and other northern countries they supply the winter food of the reindeer and other animals, who scrape away the snow and eagerly feed upon them.
The reindeer now occurs only as a fossil; the sable, mentioned in the annals, has migrated eastwards; the wild horse, described by the annals as intermediate between the horse and the ass - probably similar to the Equus przewalskii of central Asia - is reputed to have been met with in the 13th century in the basin of the Warta, and two centuries later in the forests of Lithuania.
Most distinctive is the ubiquitous carpeting of mosses, varying in colours from the pure white and cream of the reindeer moss to the deep green and brown of the peat moss, all conspicuously spangled in the brief summer with bright flowers of the higher orders, heavy blossoms on stunted stalks.
Formerly they found the capture of wild reindeer a profitable occupation, using for this purpose a palisaded avenue gradually narrowing towards a pitfall.
Thyme and the small white dune-rose (Rosa pimpinellifolia) also grow in the dunes, and wall-pepper (Sedum acre), field fever-wort, reindeer moss, common asparagus, sheep's fescue grass, the pretty Solomon-seal (Polygonatum officinale), and the broadleaved or marsh orchis (Orchis latifolia).
Reindeer and other varieties are of little interest for use other than trophy mats.
The destruction of the wild caribou has threatened to expose the Indians to wholesale starvation, hence the effort which the United States government has made to stock the country with domestic reindeer from Siberia.