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.

Definition for stockholm (2 of 2)

Sweden
[ sweed-n ]
/ ˈswid n /

noun

a kingdom in N Europe, in the E part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. 173,732 sq. mi. (449,964 sq. km). Capital: Stockholm.
Swedish Sverige.

OTHER WORDS FROM Sweden

an·ti-Swe·den, adjectivepro-Swe·den, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for stockholm (1 of 2)

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)

British Dictionary definitions for stockholm (2 of 2)

Sweden
/ (ˈswiːdən) /

noun

a kingdom in NW Europe, occupying the E part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, on the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic: first united during the Viking period (8th–11th centuries); a member of the European Union. About 50 per cent of the total area is forest and 9 per cent lakes. Exports include timber, pulp, paper, iron ore, and steel. Official language: Swedish. Official religion: Church of Sweden (Lutheran). Currency: krona. Capital: Stockholm. Pop: 9 119 423 (2013 est). Area: 449 793 sq km (173 665 sq miles)Swedish name: Sverige
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Culture definitions for stockholm (1 of 2)

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.

Culture definitions for stockholm (2 of 2)

Sweden

Constitutional monarchy in northern Europe, in the eastern part of Scandinavia. Its capital and largest city is Stockholm.

notes for Sweden

Traditionally neutral, Sweden maintained its neutrality through both World War I and World War II.

notes for Sweden

It is known for its advanced and comprehensive social welfare legislation.
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