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Swedish House Mafia - One (Your Name)
Swedish House Mafia - One (Your Name)
::2010/07/14::
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Swedish House Mafia - One (Your Name) feat Pharrel
Swedish House Mafia - One (Your Name) feat Pharrel
::2010/08/20::
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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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HRH Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary of Sweden, Duchess of Östergötland.
HRH Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary of Sweden, Duchess of Östergötland.
::2012/02/25::
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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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Sweden women
Sweden women's national team "Collage"
::2014/06/28::
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Inga from Sweden
Inga from Sweden
::2007/06/07::
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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
::2012/09/15::
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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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NAMES FROM SWEDEN!
NAMES FROM SWEDEN!
::2012/01/15::
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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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The Name of New Swedish Princess
The Name of New Swedish Princess
::2012/02/24::
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September "Cry for you" (From Sweden)
September "Cry for you" (From Sweden)
::2008/08/20::
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Crusader Kings II - Episode 24 - Claiming for Sweden
Crusader Kings II - Episode 24 - Claiming for Sweden
::2013/04/18::
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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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Chatroulette Webcam Girl - From Sweden Name Chrissi
Chatroulette Webcam Girl - From Sweden Name Chrissi
::2012/08/15::
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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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Swedish House Mafia- One (Your Name) [Vocal Mix] & {DOWNLOAD LINK}
Swedish House Mafia- One (Your Name) [Vocal Mix] & {DOWNLOAD LINK}
::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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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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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
::2012/03/06::
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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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Gaza Parkour - Muhammed Aljakhbeer Some Flow - Sweden
Gaza Parkour - Muhammed Aljakhbeer Some Flow - Sweden
::2014/03/07::
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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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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
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Sabaton - The Lion From The North (Lyrics English & Deutsch)
Sabaton - The Lion From The North (Lyrics English & Deutsch)
::2012/06/10::
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old KONE Roped Hydraulic elevator @ Norrtullsgatan 33, Söderhamn, Sweden.
old KONE Roped Hydraulic elevator @ Norrtullsgatan 33, Söderhamn, Sweden.
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Stockholm govinda
Stockholm govinda's temple, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
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Ashura in Sweden karlstad 2013
Ashura in Sweden karlstad 2013
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Iron Maiden - Hallowed Be Thy Name (Live at Ullevi)
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::2006/08/11::
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Kingdom of Sweden
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Ratha Yatra   Stockholm, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
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Stockholm Hare Krishna Centre, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
Stockholm Hare Krishna Centre, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
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Euro 2012 - Group D - Sweden #15
Euro 2012 - Group D - Sweden #15
::2012/06/08::
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Authoritarian Feminists From Sweden Demonstrate Solidarity
Authoritarian Feminists From Sweden Demonstrate Solidarity
::2011/01/09::
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Nobody Says Jake Gyllenhaal
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Malmo Ratha Yatra, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
Malmo Ratha Yatra, ISKCON Sweden (from www.radha.name)
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Swedish with Steve! Episode 18: Svenska städer
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BMW 525 tds ice race in sweden
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sbm boat motors uppsala sweden
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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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