Alsike, Sweden

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Alsike


image_caption = Alsike church
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = Sweden
subdivision_type1 = Municipality
subdivision_name1 = Knivsta Municipality
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Uppsala County
subdivision_type3 = Province
subdivision_name3 = Uppland
area_footnotes = cite web |title=Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2000 och 2005 |publisher=Statistics Sweden |url=http://www.scb.se/statistik/MI/MI0810/2005A01B/T%E4torternami0810tab1.xls |format=xls |language=Swedish |accessdate=2008-05-20]
area_total_km2 = 1.97
population_as_of = 2008-01-01
population_footnotes =
population_total = 2,738
population_density_km2 = 855
timezone = CET
utc_offset = +1
timezone_DST = CEST
utc_offset_DST = +2
latd=59 |latm=48 |lats= |latNS=N
longd=17 |longm=46 |longs= |longEW=E
website =

Alsike is a locality with 2,738 (2008) inhabitants situated in Knivsta Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden. Alsike is located about 50 km north of Stockholm and only 25 km away from Arlanda Airport.

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  • alsike clover — noun also alsike ˈalˌsak, īk also ˈȯˌsïk ( s) Etymology: from Alsike, Sweden, its locality : a European perennial clover (Trifolium hybridum) much used as a forage plant and characterized by pinkish flowers that early become deflexed in the head …   Useful english dictionary

  • alsike clover — noun Etymology: Alsike, Sweden Date: 1852 a European perennial clover (Trifolium hybridum) much used as a forage plant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • alsike — [al′sik΄, al′sīk΄] n. 〚after Alsike, town in Sweden〛 a European clover (Trifolium hybridum) with white or pinkish flowers, grown for fodder: also alsike clover * * * …   Universalium

  • alsike — [al′sik΄, al′sīk΄] n. [after Alsike, town in Sweden] a European clover (Trifolium hybridum) with white or pinkish flowers, grown for fodder: also alsike clover …   English World dictionary

  • Alsike — Al sike, n. [From Alsike, in Sweden.] A species of clover with pinkish or white flowers; {Trifolium hybridum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alsike clover — /al suyk, sik, awl / a European clover, Trifolium hybridum, having pink flowers, grown in the U.S. for forage. Also called alsike. [1850 55; after Alsike, near Uppsala, Sweden] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sweden Solar System — Die Sonne wird vom Ericsson Globe in Stockholm repräsentiert …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • alsike — [ alsɪk] noun a tall clover which is widely grown for fodder. [Trifolium hybridum.] Origin C19: named after Alsike in Sweden …   English new terms dictionary

  • alsike clover — al′sike clo′ver [[t]ˈæl saɪk, sɪk, ˈɔl [/t]] n. pln a European clover, Trifolium hybridum, having pink flowers: grown widely for forage. Also called al′sike • Etymology: 1850–55; after Alsike, near Uppsala, Sweden …   From formal English to slang

  • alsike clover — /ælsaɪk ˈkloʊvə/ (say alsuyk klohvuh), / sɪk/ (say sik), /ɔl / (say awl ) noun a European clover, Trifolium hybridum, with whitish or pink flowers; can, particularly when wet, cause gastrointestinal distress and photosensitisation to pasturing… …   Australian English dictionary


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