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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern Sweden north-northwest of Stockholm. Capital of a pre-Christian kingdom in the early Middle Ages, it became an episcopal see in 1164 and the coronation place of Swedish monarchs. The University of Uppsala was founded in 1477. Population: 185,000.

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  • proper n. A city in eastern central Sweden. The fourth-largest city in Sweden.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in east central Sweden to the northwest of Stockholm


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