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Meaning & History
Province and county in southern Sweden that was a part of Denmark until 1658. The name is likely derived from Old Norse Skáney
(ultimately derived from the Germanic root *Skaðin-awjō
) meaning "danger" or "damage". Scandinavia
is believed to be derived from the same root.