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Sweden

[sweed-n] /ˈswid n/
noun
1.
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.
Related forms
anti-Sweden, adjective
pro-Sweden, adjective
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Sweden

/ˈswiːdən/
noun
1.
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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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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