Stockholm


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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

Stockholm

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Stockholm

[ˈstɒkhəʊm] nStockholm

Stockholm

[ˈstɒkhəʊm] nStoccolma
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Some, such as those of Paris, Petersburg, Berlin, Stockholm, Hamburg, Malta, Lisbon, Benares, Madras, and others, transmitted their good wishes; the rest maintained a prudent silence, quietly awaiting the result.
Fifty-two thousand rix-dollars were the remittance of Sweden and Norway; the amount is large for the country, but it would undoubtedly have been considerably increased had the subscription been opened in Christiana simultaneously with that at Stockholm. For some reason or other the Norwegians do not like to send their money to Sweden.
[5] This picture, formerly in the possession of a wealthy manufacturer at Lille, who fled from that city on the approach of the Germans, is now in the National Gallery at Stockholm. The Swede is adept at the gentle pastime of fishing in troubled waters.
By his insistent enterprise he made Stockholm the best telephoned city outside of the United States.
See 'em now, actin' to be genewine moss-backs - every hair a rope- yarn an' blood Stockholm tar." He spoke down the cabin stairs.
Every one who seeks instruction on this point can look at Venice, Madrid, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Rome; all places which were formerly resplendent with mighty powers and are now destroyed by the infiltrating littleness which gradually attained the highest eminence.
One sister Beatrice Page of Stockholm. Many nieces and nephews.
SAS will launch a four-times-weekly nonstop route between Stockholm and Beijing in April using A340-300s.
The Stockholm Water Prize Laureate receives a cheque for $150,000, which will be presented by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at a ceremony on 24 August in Stockholm.
The researchers then applied those workplace-exposure data to the 136,000 women in and around Stockholm and looked for breast cancer patterns.
Stockholm seems to have banished Modernism from the mix wherever it might compete with postcard views.

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