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I have argued this with lots of USAnians who insist that in English (or rahter: American) language, "Scandinavia" includes Finland. No matter what the Scandinavians themselves say.

Obviously, any language is free to redefine whichever term it wants to, but it is rather uncommon to do so with names. If Scandinavians claimed that "In our languages, USA does not extend to the west of the Missisippi", we are in principle free to do so, but I guess lots of USAians would have strong objections to the definition.

Scandinavia is Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The Nordic countries is a larger group, including Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

I have never seen cheese made from reindeer milk in any grocery store in Scandinavia. I have never been offered it, never tasted it. Reindeer is herded by the Sami indigenous people. Traditionally, the Norwegian and Sami population has had very distinct cultures (today, the borderlines are blurred, though), the Sami, as well as the Finns, coming up form Hungary a few thousand years ago. The Finish and Sami languages split apart about 2000 years ago, but belong to the same language group as Hungarian - very distant from the Scandinavian languages.

The Sami certainly has a number of food traditions that Scandinavians find rather peculiar. If a Sami told me about this reindeer cheese soaked in coffee, I would certainly trust it to be a Sami tradition. But it is certainly not Scandinavian style.

(We do make cheese from sheep and goat milk, though, but that is something different. Also, if you have been served the brown "goat cheese", commonly used on waffels, it is strictly speaking not a cheese, but what is left as whey, a byproduct when you remove the cheese from the milk, and then boiled to evaporate most of the water.)
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