Waterlander

noun
Wa·​ter·​land·​er | \ ˈwȯ|tə(r)ˌlandə(r), ˈwä|, |tə(r)ˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of Waterlander

: one of a liberal body of Dutch Mennonites separated from the conservative Mennonites after 1555 and later reunited with the liberalized older body

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History and Etymology for Waterlander

Dutch, literally, inhabitant of Waterland, from Waterland, district in northern Holland, Netherlands + Dutch -er

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“Waterlander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Waterlander. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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