stormakt

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

stor +‎ makt, like German Großmacht

NounEdit

stormakt c

  1. a great power, a superpower

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The word is used to describe Sweden in the 17th and early 18th century. In Swedish history books, this era is called stormaktstiden.

Related termsEdit

  • stormaktsambition
  • stormaktstid
Last modified on 28 June 2013, at 13:58