Antisweden

Sweden

[sweed-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.

anti-Sweden, adjective
pro-Sweden, adjective
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Sweden (ˈswiːdən)
 
n
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)

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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.
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