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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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Majestee of Sweden - Governor (LIVE at Berns)
Majestee of Sweden - Governor (LIVE at Berns)
::2013/04/25::
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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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The Best of Sweden - BODA
The Best of Sweden - BODA
::2008/10/04::
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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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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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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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September "Cry for you" (From Sweden)
September "Cry for you" (From Sweden)
::2008/08/20::
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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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"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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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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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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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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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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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
::2012/03/06::
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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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Pride (sweden) - Someone
Pride (sweden) - Someone's Calling Your Name (Melodic Hard Rock -Aor)
::2013/02/22::
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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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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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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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Ashura in Sweden karlstad 2013
Ashura in Sweden karlstad 2013
::2013/11/16::
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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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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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Nobody Says Jake Gyllenhaal
Nobody Says Jake Gyllenhaal's Name Correctly - CONAN on TBS
::2012/09/28::
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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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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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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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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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Stockholm govinda
Stockholm govinda's temple, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
::2014/06/20::
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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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Euro 2012 - Group D - Sweden #15
Euro 2012 - Group D - Sweden #15
::2012/06/08::
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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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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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Julián Name -Solstugan -Sweden- 2014
Julián Name -Solstugan -Sweden- 2014
::2014/07/15::
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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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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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"Lund, One Last Time" H.glenn
"Lund, One Last Time" H.glenn's photos around Lund, Sweden (terror in the name of god lund)
::2011/02/20::
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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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U2- Ullevi Sweden- In the name of love
U2- Ullevi Sweden- In the name of love
::2010/05/02::
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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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LAST Killing in the name of Live in Rock Club Ivan,Nassjö,Sweden
LAST Killing in the name of Live in Rock Club Ivan,Nassjö,Sweden
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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
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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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Denmark and Sweden - 1000 years of fighting
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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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