zee

noun
\ ˈzē How to pronounce zee (audio) \

Definition of zee

: the letter z

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The Tappan were the native tribe who lived in this region, and zee, Dutch for sea, reflected the settlers’ naming of this widening in the river after their neighbors. Russell Shorto, New York Times, "In the Hudson Valley, a Drive Back in Time," 17 June 2019

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1580, in the meaning defined above

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zee

noun

English Language Learners Definition of zee

US : the letter z

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