Submitted Place Name Revision History

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4/27/2015, 1:23 PM Beautiful Victory
4/27/2015, 1:17 PM Beautiful Victory

Name Skåne
Type Political Subdivision
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. SKAW-neh
Edit Status Statusnot set

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.
Added 4/27/2015 by Beautiful Victory