[stok-hohm, -hohlm; Swedish stawk-hawlm]
the chief seaport in and the capital of Sweden, in the SE part. Unabridged


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.

anti-Sweden, adjective
pro-Sweden, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Stockholm
World English Dictionary
Stockholm (ˈstɒkhəʊm, Swedish ˈstɔkhɔlm)
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)

Sweden (ˈswiːdən)
Swedish name: Sverige 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: 8 886 000 (2004 est). Area: 449 793 sq km (173 665 sq miles)

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Cultural Dictionary

Stockholm definition

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

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

Sweden definition

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

Note: Traditionally neutral, Sweden maintained its neutrality through both World War I and World War II.
Note: It is known for its advanced and comprehensive social welfare legislation.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Example sentences for Stockholm
However, a lot of effort was put into the new recording studio in stockholm.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature