Stockholm

[ stok-hohm, -hohlm; Swedish stawk-hawlm ]
/ ˈstɒk hoʊm, -hoʊlm; Swedish ˈstɔkˌhɔlm /

noun

the chief seaport in and the capital of Sweden, in the SE part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Stockholm

Stockholm
/ (ˈstɒkhəʊm, Swedish ˈstɔkhɔlm) /

noun

the capital of Sweden, a port in the E central part at the outflow of Lake Mälaren into the Baltic: situated partly on the mainland and partly on islands; traditionally founded about 1250; university (1877). Pop: 765 582 (2004 est)
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Cultural definitions for Stockholm

Stockholm

Capital of Sweden and largest city in the country, located in southern Sweden on the Baltic Sea.

notes for Stockholm

Each year the Nobel Prizes (except the prize for peace) are awarded in Stockholm.
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