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Definition of the noun sweden

What does sweden mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
    • examples: The population of Sweden is on the increase. | Sweden has a language of its own. | We had a splendid holiday in Sweden. | Sweden has its own language. | They come from Sweden. | You come from Sweden. | I hope to see reindeer on my trip to Sweden. | The bridge between Denmark and Sweden is almost five miles long. | Our former home was in Sweden. | I've just come back from Sweden.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Sweden: Kingdom of Sweden / Sverige
    • instance of: Scandinavian country / Scandinavian nation = any one of the countries occupying Scandinavia
    • parts:
    • member of: Common Market / EC / EEC / EU / Europe / European Community / European Economic Community / European Union = an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; Scandinavia = a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe
    • member: Swede = a native or inhabitant of Sweden


  1. Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. At 450,295 square kilometres, Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of about 9.7 million. Sweden has a low population density of 21 inhabitants per square kilometre, with the population mostly concentrated in the southern half of the country. About 85% of the population lives in urban areas. Southern Sweden is predominantly agricultural, while the north is heavily forested.
  2. Sweden is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. The town is located on the west border of the county. The Erie Canal passes through the northern part of the town and Route 19 is a major north-south highway. The population was 14,175 at the 2010 census.
  3. Sweden is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. The population was 391 at the 2010 census. Set among hills, forests and ponds, Sweden includes the village of East Sweden.
  4. Sweden a.k.a. Sweden, Arkansas: Sweden is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States. Sweden is located on Arkansas Highway 88, 16.1 miles east of Pine Bluff. On January 22, 2012, an EF2 tornado struck Sweden, damaging grain bins and metal buildings; the tornado continued to a point northeast of Lodge Corner in Arkansas County.

There are other places with in their name, like New Sweden, West Sweden, Lands of Sweden, Sweden Township, New Sweden Township, Mid Sweden University.


Sweden is a publisher.


  1. "Sweden" is an album by the Mountain Goats released on Shrimper Records in 1995.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  2. "Sweden" is a musical album of Nordvargr.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  3. "Sweden" is a musical album of TST.
    • released in (32 years ago)
  4. "Sweden" is a composition.
  5. "Sweden" is a composition.


  1. "Sweden" is a book by Mårten Stenberger.
  2. "Sweden" is a book by Mary Alderton.
  3. "Sweden" is a book by Åke E. Andersson.
  4. "Sweden" is a book by L. Russell Muirhead.
  5. "Sweden" is a book by Nils Herlitz.
    • also known as "Sweden; a modern democracy on ancient foundations"

There are many other writings with this title.

Phrases with Sweden

  1. capital of sweden
  2. kingdom of sweden

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sweden

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Google previewThe ABA Guide to International Business Negotiations (2009)

A Comparison of Cross-cultural Issues and Successful Approaches by James R. Silkenat, Jeffrey M. Aresty, Jacqueline Klosek

Introduction Sweden is a unitary (nonfederal) state, which means that the same laws apply in all parts of the country. In addition, its small...

Google previewCorporate Social Responsibility and the State (2011)

International Approaches to Forest Co-Regulation by Jane Lister

Sweden is a global environmental leader.

Google previewManaging Schools (1998)

The European Experience by Bryan T. Peck, Harry A. Ramsay

Background Information Sweden is the largest of the five Nordic countries and forms part of Scandinavia in north-western Europe with a population of 8.7 million . The national language is Swedish. Sweden is a constitutional monarchy with a ...

Google previewInstitutional Context of Education Systems in Europe (2004)

A Cross-Country Comparison on Quality and Equity by R.H. Hofman, W.H.A. Hofman, J.M. Gray

Country profile Sweden (S) is part of Europe and has been a member of the European Union since 1995. Sweden is a monarchy and the present King, Carl XVI Gustav, is the Head of State. The Head of State is the foremost representative of ...

Google previewRural Crime and Community Safety (2015)

by Vania A Ceccato

Sweden is an interesting case study for several reasons. Sweden is a Scandinavian and Nordic country (Figure 3.1a) with a milder climate than most other European countries. Most of the country is icebound from December to April , which ...

Google previewNumber the Stars Leveled Comprehension Questions (2014)

by Suzanne Barchers

Explain why Sweden is the best place for the Rosens . 4. Do you think the children should have been ...

Google previewAnnual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 1987 (1987)

by International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Exchange Arrangement The currency of Sweden is the Swedish Krona. In managing the exchange rate of the krona, the Sveriges Riksbank (the central bank) is guided by a trade-weighted index based on a ...

Google previewInternational Tourism (2010)

by Yvette Reisinger, PhD, Frederic Dimanche

Sweden is the most feminine country. The Germanic countries are characterized by smaller power distance and weak-to-medium uncertainty avoidance.

Google previewDictionary of Saints (2013)

by Brian Daniel Starr

Country: Sweden Date: 1303-1373 Patron: Sweden Family: Father: Ulf Godmarsson Mother: Birgitta Spouse: Unknown Siblings: Saint Catherine; Cecilia Ulfsdotter; Charles Ulfsdotter, Martha Ulfsdotter Ancestors: Svend II Ulfsson ( Estridssen) ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

Thus, a flower which opens in summer at six o'clock in the morning at Senegal, will not open at the same season in France and England till eight or nine, nor in Sweden till ten; that which opens at eight at Senegal, expands at ten in France and ...

Google previewDictionary of XML Technologies and the Semantic Web (2004)

by Vladimir Geroimenko

Jens Allwood (Sweden) Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Chairman of The Interdisciplinary Center SSKKII for Cognitive Science, Goteborg University, Sweden. Guest professor at the Department of Communication Studies, ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of The Great Recession 2007-2012 (2012)

by Jerry M. Rosenberg

The government of Sweden, in response to pleas for assistance from Saab, said no. Reports from Saab management noted that the firm sold just 93,295 vehicles worldwide in 2008.

Google previewThe One Percenter Encyclopedia (2011)

The World of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs from Abyss Ghosts to Zombies Elite by Bill Hayes

F DRICIN: Sweden (" down in the suburbs where we all used to raise some hell") 9 Fl]UNDERlS): Unknown 9 CHAPTER LBCATIBNS: Sweden 9 CENTER CBLBRS: Red and Blue 9 ...

Google previewFinnish Dictionary & Phrasebook (2002)

Finnish-English, English-Finnish by Ville Kataja

Wedged between Sweden and Russia, Finland is a unique country with a culture and heritage all its own. Finnish stands alone among the other European languages and is unrelated to the Germanic, Slavic or Romanic languages like English ...

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Quotes about Sweden

It goes way, way back when we were under Sweden's rule. We always think they are better than us. We played against them so often for so many years. Every country has one opponent they want to beat and for us, it's Sweden. (Saku Koivu)
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Scrabble value of S1W4E1D2E1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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