Amsterdam

geographical name
Am·​ster·​dam | \ ˈam(p)-stər-ˌdam How to pronounce Amsterdam (audio) , ˈäm(p)-stər-ˌdäm \

Definition of Amsterdam

city, port on a river, and official capital of the Netherlands population 735,526

Note: Amsterdam is connected to the North Sea by a ship canal.

Other Words from Amsterdam

Amsterdammer \ ˈam(p)-​stər-​ˌda-​mər How to pronounce Amsterdam (audio) , -​ˌdä-​ \ noun

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“Amsterdam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amsterdam. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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