Zuider Zee

geographical name
Zui·​der Zee | \ ˌzī-dər-ˈzā How to pronounce Zuider Zee (audio) , -ˈzē \

Definition of Zuider Zee

former inlet of the North Sea in the northern part of the Netherlands

Note: Since completion of a dam in 1932, the Zuider Zee has been divided into Waddenzee and IJsselmeer.

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“Zuider Zee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zuider%20Zee. Accessed 8 Apr. 2020.

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