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ˈstɒk hoʊm, -hoʊlmStock·holm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stockholm, capital of Sweden(noun)

    the capital and largest city of Sweden; located in southern Sweden on the Baltic

    "the Nobel Prize is awarded in Stockholm"


  1. Stockholm(ProperNoun)

    The capital and largest city of Sweden.


  1. Stockholm

    Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the largest city of Fennoscandia. Stockholm is the most populous city in Sweden, with a population of 871,952 in the municipality, 1,372,565 in the urban area, and 2,119,760 in the metropolitan area. As of 2010, the Stockholm metropolitan area is home to approximately 22% of Sweden's population. Founded in c. 1250, possibly as early as 1187, Stockholm has long been one of Sweden's cultural, media, political, and economic centres. Its strategic location on 14 islands on the coast in the south-east of Sweden at the mouth of Lake Mälaren, by the Stockholm archipelago, has been historically important. Stockholm has been nominated by GaWC as a global city, with a ranking of Beta+. In The 2008 Global Cities Index, Stockholm ranked 24th in the world, 10th in Europe, and first in Scandinavia. Stockholm is known for its beauty, its buildings and architecture, its abundant clean and open water, and its many parks. It is sometimes referred to as Venice of the North. Stockholm is the site of the national Swedish government, the Parliament of Sweden, the Supreme Court of Sweden, and the official residence of the Swedish monarch as well as the prime minister. Since 1980, the monarch has resided at Drottningholm Palace in Ekerö Municipality outside of Stockholm and uses the Stockholm Palace as his workplace and official residence. The government has its seat in Rosenbad and the parliament in the Parliament House.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Stockholm

    capital of Sweden; occupies a charming site on the channel leading out of Lake Mälar into a bay of the Baltic; stands partly on the mainland and partly on nine islands, communication between which is facilitated by handsome bridges and a busy service of boats; its wooded and rocky islands, crowned with handsome buildings, its winding waterways, peninsulas, crowded wharves, and outlook over the isleted lake, combine to make it one of the most picturesque cities of Europe; Town Island, the nucleus of the city, is occupied by the royal palace, House of Nobles, principal wharf, &c., while on Knights' Island stand the Houses of Parliament, law-courts, and other public buildings; Norrmalm, with the Academy of Science, National Museum, Academy of Fine Arts, Hop Garden, &c., is the finest quarter of the city; manufactures embrace sugar, tobacco, silks, linen, cotton, &c., besides which there are flourishing iron-works and a busy export trade in iron and steel, oats, and tar, despite the hindrance caused by the ice during three or four months in winter; founded in 1255 by Birger Jarl.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. stockholm

    The capital of Sweden, situated at the junction of the Lake Malar with an inlet of the Baltic, 320 miles northeast from Copenhagen. Stockholm sustained several sieges. One of the most memorable of these took place in 1501 and 1502, when it was held for nearly six months by Queen Christina of Denmark against the Swedish insurgents, but was at last surrendered after the garrison had been reduced from about 1000 to 80 in number. A still more noble defense of the city was made in 1520, by Christina Gyllenstierna against Christian II. of Denmark. It was surrendered after a siege of four months; but the terms of the surrender were violated soon after by the conqueror ordering the execution of all the most distinguished Swedes in the town. This and similar acts of treachery and cruelty led to the final expulsion of the Danes by Gustavus Vasa. A peace was concluded here, between the king of Great Britain and the queen of Sweden, by which the former acquired the duchies of Bremen and Verden as elector of Brunswick, November 20, 1719. A treaty took place here, between Sweden and Russia, in favor of the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, March 24, 1724; another between England and Sweden on March 3, 1813; and between England, France, and Sweden, November 21, 1855.

Editors Contribution

  1. Stockholm

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stockholm in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stockholm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Stockholm in a Sentence

  1. Tom Jennings:

    The question is, was this a Stockholm Syndrome type of thing where she wound up having empathy with the people who are actually holding you hostage ? there’s probably some of that involved. I did n’t get the sense from studying this … that she was playing along … To me, she sounded very genuine in her hatred of the government and her family. I think [ the SLA ] had turned her.

  2. Anders Tegnell:

    In major parts of Sweden, around Stockholm, we have reached a plateau( in new cases) and we're already seein the effect of herd immunity and in a few weeks' time we'll see even more of the effects of that.

  3. Magnus Stromberg:

    My client has nothing against these gentlemen. He wishes them all the best in life. He feels that he has been able to tell his view of events, we are very satisfied with the actual trial. Then we'll see what The Stockholm District Court decides.

  4. Joe Yun:

    The thing that would make Hawaii difficult is that there is no DPRK embassy there, within The US, New York is possible because there is a North Korea mission there. The US is the same in parts of Europe like Geneva and Stockholm.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

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