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Stock·holm

 (stŏk′hōlm′, -hōm′)
The capital and largest city of Sweden, in the eastern part of the country on the Baltic Sea. Founded in the mid-1200s, it grew as a trade center allied with the Hanseatic League. Stockholm became the official capital of Sweden in 1634.

Stockholm

(ˈstɒkhəʊm; Swedish ˈstɔkhɔlm)
n
(Placename) 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)

Stock•holm

(ˈstɒk hoʊm, -hoʊlm)

n.
the chief seaport in and the capital of Sweden, in the SE part. 711,119; with suburbs 1,606,157.
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Noun1.Stockholm - the capital and largest city of SwedenStockholm - the capital and largest city of Sweden; located in southern Sweden on the Baltic; "the Nobel Prize is awarded in Stockholm"
Kingdom of Sweden, Sverige, Sweden - a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
Translations
Tukholma
Stokkhólmur
Sztokholm

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[ˈstɒkhəʊm] nStockholm

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