- A municipality, the capital and largest city of Sweden; county seat of Stockholm County, Sweden.
- A county of Sweden.
- To suffer from Stockholm syndrome; to form an emotional bond or identification with one's captor or oppressor, also, to form such a bond with one's victim.
- 1996, Jeffery Deaver, A Maiden's Grave:
- A negotiator must never Stockholm with hostages.
- 2006, Tom Philbin, Cop Speak: The Lingo of Law Enforcement and Crime, page 208:
- Police say Stockholming is good, because the offender also identifies with the hostage, and it's much easier to hurt someone you don't know than someone you do.
- 2009, Amy Cynthia Tang, Rethinking Repetition, page 25:
- There's no need for any kind of racist opposition because we are now Stockholmed to the point where we will begin to oppress ourselves if we're not careful ” ( “ The Past is Prologue , ” 25 ) .
- 2011 October, K Novoselov, “Interview with Konstantin Novoselov: 2010 Nobel Prize winner for Physics”, in Engineering & Technology, volume 6, number 9:
- Then the pair were jointly “Stockholmed”, as Bristol Professor Sir Michael Berry, described it.
|Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)|
possessive - singular
possessive - plural
|Possessive forms of Stockholm|
|possessor||single possession||multiple possessions|
|1st person sing.||Stockholmom||—|
|2nd person sing.||Stockholmod||—|
|3rd person sing.||Stockholmja||—|
|1st person plural||Stockholmunk||—|
|2nd person plural||Stockholmotok||—|
|3rd person plural||Stockholmjuk||—|
From Swedish Stockholm (“Stockholm”), compound of stock (“log”) (due to the logs which were put outside of the Stockholm shores to prevent ships from invading), from Old Swedish stokker (“tree trunk, log”), from Old Norse stokkr, from Proto-Germanic *stukkaz (“stick, beam, stump”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewg- (“to push; hit”), from *(s)tew- (“to push, hit”) + holme (“holm, islet”) (thought to refer to the islet Helgeandsholmen in central Stockholm), from Old Swedish holmber, Old Norse holmr, from Proto-Germanic *hulmaz (“small island, hill, mound”), from Pre-Germanic *kl̥Hmos, likely from an original mn-stem; from Proto-Indo-European *kelH- (“to rise, be tall, hill”).
The place names in the Americas are named after English Stockholm, which then again are all named after the Swedish capital with the same origin. The other place names are likely named directly after Swedish Stockholm (“Stockholm”), or have the same etymology as Stockholm.
- Stockholm (a municipality, an urban area and capital city of Stockholm, Sweden)
- Stockholm (a village in Perstorp, Perstorp, Skåne, Sweden)
- Stockholm (a village in Ronneby, Blekinge, Sweden)
- Stockholm (a village in the Rural Municipality of Fertile Belt No. 183, Saskatchewan, Canada)
- Stockholm (an island in Vardö, Archipelago, Åland Islands, Finland)
- Stockholm (an island in Pargas, Pargas, Åboland–Turunmaar, Southwest Finland, Finland)
- Stockholm (an area in Kivimo, Pargas, Åboland–Turunmaar, Southwest Finland, Finland)
- Stockholm (a township in Crawford, Iowa, United States)
- Stockholm (a town in Aroostook, Maine, United States)
- Stockholm (an unincorporated community in Stockholm, Wright County, Minnesota, United States)
- Stockholm (a township in Wright County, Minnesota, United States)
- Stockholm (an unincorporated community in Hardyston, Sussex, New Jersey, United States)
- Stockholm (a town in St. Lawrence, New York, United States)
- Stockholm (a town in Grant, South Dakota, United States)
- Stockholm (a village in Stockholm, Pepin, Wisconsin, United States)
- Stockholm (a town in Pepin, Wisconsin, United States)
- “Stockholm” in Store norske leksikon
Stockholm n (genitive Stockholms)