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Swedish House Mafia - One (Your Name)
Swedish House Mafia - One (Your Name)
::2010/07/13::
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CLAIMING FOOD IN THE NAME OF SWEDEN!
CLAIMING FOOD IN THE NAME OF SWEDEN!
::2011/03/09::
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Bloodbound - In The Name Of Metal, Sweden Rock 2013
Bloodbound - In The Name Of Metal, Sweden Rock 2013
::2013/06/13::
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Sweden - In the Name of Tragedy por Argos 100% dificil ( 29885 ) Record
Sweden - In the Name of Tragedy por Argos 100% dificil ( 29885 ) Record
::2013/08/03::
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Inga from Sweden
Inga from Sweden
::2007/06/06::
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Eminem - My Name Is (Live In Stockholm) Sweden 1999 (Rare Footage) Unreleased
Eminem - My Name Is (Live In Stockholm) Sweden 1999 (Rare Footage) Unreleased
::2012/09/14::
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SWEDEN 4EVER Medley: The Name Of The Game / Eagle
SWEDEN 4EVER Medley: The Name Of The Game / Eagle
::2010/02/26::
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"Podcasting in the name of Rotary."- Rtn. Micael Olsson. Åre, Sweden Jan 23,2013.
"Podcasting in the name of Rotary."- Rtn. Micael Olsson. Åre, Sweden Jan 23,2013.
::2013/08/23::
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U2 Live Göteborg Sweden 090731 - Pride (In The Name Of Love) Tour 360
U2 Live Göteborg Sweden 090731 - Pride (In The Name Of Love) Tour 360
::2009/08/03::
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Sweden Rock 2007 Motörhead - In the Name of Tragedy
Sweden Rock 2007 Motörhead - In the Name of Tragedy
::2007/06/12::
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A Dance which I won
A Dance which I won't name for fear of Sweden's Wrath
::2009/06/29::
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U2 - Pride (in the name of love), Göteborg, Sweden
U2 - Pride (in the name of love), Göteborg, Sweden
::2009/08/03::
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September "Cry for you" (From Sweden)
September "Cry for you" (From Sweden)
::2008/08/20::
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Eurovision Song Contest 2000 18 Sweden *Roger Pontare* *When Spirits Are Calling My Name* 16:9 HQ
Eurovision Song Contest 2000 18 Sweden *Roger Pontare* *When Spirits Are Calling My Name* 16:9 HQ
::2010/03/22::
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U2- Ullevi Sweden- In the name of love
U2- Ullevi Sweden- In the name of love
::2010/05/02::
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Dream Theater @ Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden 2009 - In the Name of God
Dream Theater @ Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden 2009 - In the Name of God
::2009/09/26::
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Eurovision 2000 Sweden - Roger Pontare - When spirits are calling my name
Eurovision 2000 Sweden - Roger Pontare - When spirits are calling my name
::2010/07/27::
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inga from Sweden (my name is Inga) - Göteborgskalaset 2007
inga from Sweden (my name is Inga) - Göteborgskalaset 2007
::2007/08/21::
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Pride (sweden) - Someone
Pride (sweden) - Someone's Calling Your Name (Melodic Hard Rock -Aor)
::2013/02/22::
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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
::2012/03/06::
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Iron Maiden - Hallowed Be Thy Name (Live at Ullevi)
Iron Maiden - Hallowed Be Thy Name (Live at Ullevi)
::2006/08/10::
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SELENA GOMEZ - Write Your Name - Stars Dance Tour - Stockholm, Sweden
SELENA GOMEZ - Write Your Name - Stars Dance Tour - Stockholm, Sweden
::2013/09/01::
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Malin Akerman: Portrait Of Swedish Tradition - CONAN on TBS
Malin Akerman: Portrait Of Swedish Tradition - CONAN on TBS
::2012/06/08::
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Eric Saade - Marching (in the name of love) (LIVE at X-factor Sweden)
Eric Saade - Marching (in the name of love) (LIVE at X-factor Sweden)
::2012/10/27::
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Chatroulette Webcam Girl - From Sweden Name Chrissi
Chatroulette Webcam Girl - From Sweden Name Chrissi
::2012/08/15::
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Eric Saade - Marching (in the name of love) (LIVE at X-factor Sweden 2012)
Eric Saade - Marching (in the name of love) (LIVE at X-factor Sweden 2012)
::2013/09/09::
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Ashura in Sweden karlstad 2013
Ashura in Sweden karlstad 2013
::2013/11/16::
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12.03.2011. Crown Princess Victoria
12.03.2011. Crown Princess Victoria's name day in Sweden. The courtyard of the Royal Palace
::2011/03/13::
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Nobody Says Jake Gyllenhaal
Nobody Says Jake Gyllenhaal's Name Correctly - CONAN on TBS
::2012/09/28::
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Avicii - Spectrum (Say My Name)/Seek Bromance @Tele2 Arena Stockholm Sweden
Avicii - Spectrum (Say My Name)/Seek Bromance @Tele2 Arena Stockholm Sweden
::2014/03/08::
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Stockholm Hare Krishna Centre, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
Stockholm Hare Krishna Centre, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
::2014/06/20::
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Bon Jovi - Water Made Me and Bad Name Live Stockholm Stadion, Sweden 2013
Bon Jovi - Water Made Me and Bad Name Live Stockholm Stadion, Sweden 2013
::2013/05/25::
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Malmo Ratha Yatra, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
Malmo Ratha Yatra, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
::2014/06/20::
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Kopia av Eric Saade - Marching (in the name of love) (LIVE at X-factor Sweden)
Kopia av Eric Saade - Marching (in the name of love) (LIVE at X-factor Sweden)
::2012/10/30::
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Donnie Wahlberg in Stockholm Sweden May 6, 2014. The name is Simon, not Semen ;)
Donnie Wahlberg in Stockholm Sweden May 6, 2014. The name is Simon, not Semen ;)
::2014/05/09::
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Ratha Yatra   Stockholm, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
Ratha Yatra Stockholm, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
::2014/06/20::
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Janmashtami Korsnäs Gard, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
Janmashtami Korsnäs Gard, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
::2014/06/20::
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Stockholm govinda
Stockholm govinda's temple, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
::2014/06/20::
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Swedish House Mafia - Miami 2 Ibiza/One (Your Name) @Friends Arena Sweden 24/11
Swedish House Mafia - Miami 2 Ibiza/One (Your Name) @Friends Arena Sweden 24/11
::2012/11/25::
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Ratha Yatra Stockholm, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
Ratha Yatra Stockholm, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
::2014/06/20::
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Julián Name -Solstugan -Sweden- 2014
Julián Name -Solstugan -Sweden- 2014
::2014/07/15::
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Loreen - Crying Out Your Name - Live @ Xfactor Sweden (2012.10.12)
Loreen - Crying Out Your Name - Live @ Xfactor Sweden (2012.10.12)
::2012/11/07::
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MSI/Mindless self indulgence live Stockholm/Sweden, Capitol P.
MSI/Mindless self indulgence live Stockholm/Sweden, Capitol P.
::2012/11/08::
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Anna Asp an author / writer of Sweden
Anna Asp an author / writer of Sweden
::2014/02/08::
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HI MY NAME IS SWEDEN AND THIS IS MY WIFE
HI MY NAME IS SWEDEN AND THIS IS MY WIFE
::2014/04/06::
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A Mean Name to Call Sweden
A Mean Name to Call Sweden
::2011/10/23::
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Julián Name- La Boa- Rosa Husvagnen- Sweden- 2014
Julián Name- La Boa- Rosa Husvagnen- Sweden- 2014
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Julián Name at Rosa Husvagnen in Stockholm Sweden 2014
Julián Name at Rosa Husvagnen in Stockholm Sweden 2014
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Cristiano Ronaldo Vs Sweden (Away) 13-14 HD 720p by MrRealMadrid7cr
Cristiano Ronaldo Vs Sweden (Away) 13-14 HD 720p by MrRealMadrid7cr
::2013/11/20::
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VADER - Never Say My Name - Live @ Klubben , Stockholm (Sweden) , November 6th 2011
VADER - Never Say My Name - Live @ Klubben , Stockholm (Sweden) , November 6th 2011
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The name of Sweden was originally a plural form of Swede and is a so-called "back-formation", from Old English Sweoðeod, which meant "people of the Swedes" (Old Norse Svíþjóð, Latin Suetidi). This word is derived from Sweon/Sweonas (Old Norse Sviar, Latin Suiones). As the name for the country itself, Sweden is borrowed from Dutch Zweden, which is probably the dative case of Zwede. It appeared in Scots during the 17th century in forms such as Swethin and Swadne. Before this, Sweden was called Swedeland, and in Old English it was called Sweoland (see Svealand) or Sweorice (Old Norse Sviariki, which is an older form of the modern Swedish name for the country, Sverige).

In Sweden, the form Swerike is attested from the end of the 13th century, Svearike, from the 14th century, as well as the Icelandic Svíaríki and the Old Gutnish Suiariki. In those days the meaning was restricted to the older Swedish region in Svealand and did not always include Götaland, the land of the Geats. The word rike, meaning realm or kingdom, is the same as Danish rige and German Reich and also appears in the name of the legislature, Riksdag, Danish rigsdag, German Reichstag.

Towards the end of the 15th century, the form had changed to Swerighe both in Swedish and Danish, like bakare ("baker") to bagare and mik ("me") to mig. Finally in the 17th century, forms such as Swerghe and Swirghe appeared. Gustavus Adolphus used the form Swirge.

Today, the pronunciation has changed the form further and it is pronounced [ˈsvær.jə] in modern Swedish, while the late medieval form Sverige is used in writing.

Much is made about the difference between the medieval forms Svearike and Sverige. Although, medieval Swedes were unlikely to see it as anything else but a matter of pronunciation. There is, however, an alternative hypothesis, first proposed by Ivar Modéer, and later popularized by the Swedish author Jan Guillou that the form is a loan from the Danish form of Sverike (Svearige). The objective is to separate the two forms as two different concepts, and today Svea Rike has formal connotations, and may even be used to treat Iron Age-Medieval Sveariket (always in definite form) as a different nation from the later Sverige.

Notably, a naming that stems from a completely different root is the one used in some Finnic languages, in Finnish Ruotsi, in Estonian Rootsi, probably derived from various uses of rōþs-, i.e., "related to rowing" in Old Swedish, cf. Rus.

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