Definition of Swedes
1. Proper noun. (plural of Swede) ¹
2. Noun. (plural of swede) ¹
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Definition of Swedes
1. swede [n] - See also: swede
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swedes
Literary usage of Swedes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"The Brandenburgers made raids into the Swedish quarters in Pomerania ; the Swedes retaliated by making plundering inroads upon the mark. In short, a bitter, ..."
2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"The Branden- burgers made raids into the Swedish quarters in Pomerania; the Swedes retaliated by making plundering inroads upon the mark. ..."
3. Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey and Delaware, 1630-1707 by Albert Cook Myers (1912)
"The land on the west side of the river, which the Swedes had purchased of the ... 10 It is doubtful if the Swedes purchased land from the Indians thus far ..."
4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"Among the fruit-trees were apple-trees : they were not numerous, and only fome of the Swedes had little orchards of them, ..."
5. The history of England from the Revolution to the death of George the second by David Hume (1848)
"Even the Swedes, who had languished so long, seemed to be roused to exertion in Pomerania, during the severity of the winter season. ..."
6. Norway by Sigvart Sörensen (1899)
"Especially hard for the Norwegians was the year 1567, when the Swedes harried ... The cathedral of Hamar was burned, and the Swedes marched against Akershus ..."
7. English Colonies in America by John Andrew Doyle (1907)
"There is no proof of any hostility between the Swedes and the Indians; if there had been such, it would almost certainly have been recorded. ..."
8. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: In the Olden by John Fanning Watson (1857)
"The Swedes' Church, and House of Sven Sener. Yet truth and just laws all fictions ... The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep!" THE Swedes of the hamlet at ..."