Netherlands

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geographical name Neth·er·lands \ˈne-thər-ləndz\

Definition of Netherlands

  1. 1 low countries —a historical usage

  2. 2 or the Netherlands or Holland \ˈhä-lənd\play or Dutch Nederland \ˈnā-dər-ˌlänt\play country in northwestern Europe on the North Sea; a kingdom, official capital Amsterdam, seat of government The Hague area 16,033 square miles (41,525 square kilometers), population 16,829,289 Nearly a quarter of the Netherlands lies below sea level.

Netherland

play \ˈne-thər-lənd\ adjective

Netherlander

play \-ˌlan-dər, -lən-\ noun

Netherlandic

play \-ˌlan-dik\ adjective

Netherlandish

play \-ˌlan-dish, -lən-\ adjective


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