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A small group of islands north east of mainland scotland and has the most northernly point in britain, mucka flugga.

It is the indenigious home of the shetland ponies and Aly Bain ( fiddler ). They also have awesome football teams.
shetland isnt a word for calling someone small. it be a place
by scoLLAYHAS2NERFGUNSWOOOOOO January 02, 2010
A small peice of land lost in the middle of the North Sea beteen Scotland and Norway. Famous for: Sheep, ponies, wooly jumpers, puffins, Salmon, Ally Bain.

In the Winter its dark, windy and cold and they celebrate the 'Up-Helly-Aa' festival, or 'Transvestite Tuesday' as it is more commonly known. The constant darkness means the locals never know when its time to stop drinking.

In the summer they celebrate the 'Simmer Dim'. An excess of daylight means the locals never know when its time to stop drinking.

Also used to describe someone who is inbred.
that man has 6 fingers, must be from Shetland
by islandphilosopher December 09, 2010
An affectionate term for an extremely short person.
Jade: Shut up Shetland!
Jen: I am not short!
Ryan: Clearly are though
Laura: Yeah, just accept that you're a Shetland Jen
by Poopski94 February 29, 2012
Defecating. Having a poo.
I'm just going to the Shetlands.

Mate, I've been to the Shetlands so much today I must be clocking up bare frequent flyer miles

Often shortened to just 'shetty'
by Fizifty Sizzent September 29, 2007
A shetland is a small pony, but this word describes a very short person.
Torrie hates shetlands; she prefers tall guys.
by David Gacsko and Joel Corpus November 23, 2004
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