New Netherland

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geographical name New Neth·er·land \ˈne-thər-lənd\

Definition of New Netherland

  1. Dutch colony in North America 1613–64 occupying lands bordering on the Hudson River and later also on the lower Delaware River; capital New Amsterdam


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