Drenthe

geographical name
Dren·​the | \ ˈdren-tə How to pronounce Drenthe (audio) \

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province of the northeastern part of the Netherlands bordering Germany; capital Assen area 1037 square miles (2686 square kilometers), population 478,799

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“Drenthe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Drenthe. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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