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Borrowed from Scots Swethin, Swadne (also Swaden), from Middle Dutch Sweden, dative of Swede. Originally used to refer to the people before the late 1600s, later displaced native Old English Swēoland (literally Swede land), Swēoþēod (literally Swede nation), and Swēorīċe (literally Swede kingdom) to refer to the country.[1][2]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈswiː.dən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈswi.dən/
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  • Rhymes: -iːdən

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Sweden

  1. A country in Scandinavia. Official name: Kingdom of Sweden

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  1. ^ Sweden, n.”, in OED Online  , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, December 2020.; “Sweden, n.”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.
  2. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “Sweden”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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Sweden f (not mutable)

  1. Sweden (a country in Europe)

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