New Sweden

geographical name

Definition of New Sweden

Swedish colony in North America 1638–55 mostly on the western side of the Delaware River from modern Trenton, New Jersey, to the mouth of the river

Learn More about new sweden


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up New Sweden? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!