Velsen

geographical name
Vel·​sen | \ ˈvel-sən How to pronounce Velsen (audio) , -zən \

Definition of Velsen

commune in the western part of the Netherlands population 67,407

Note: Velsen is the outer port for Amsterdam.

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“Velsen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Velsen. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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