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Amsterdam, city, Netherlands

(Encyclopedia)Amsterdam ămˈstərdămˌ, Dutch ämstərdämˈ , city (2021 pop. 1,157,519), constitutional capital and largest city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, North Holl...

Amsterdam, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Amsterdam, city (2020 pop. 18,219), Montgomery co., E central N.Y., on the Mohawk River; inc. 1885. Historically famous for the manufacture of carpets, its manufactures now include machine...

Groningen, city, Netherlands

(Encyclopedia)Groningen, city, capital of Groningen prov., NE Netherlands. It is an important trade and transportation center. Manufactures include clothing, food pro...

Emmen, city, Netherlands

(Encyclopedia)Emmen ĕmˈən [key], city, Drenthe prov., NE Netherlands. Manufactures include textiles and ...

Rotterdam, city, Netherlands

(Encyclopedia)Rotterdam rŏtˈərdămˌ, Dutch rôtərdämˈ [key], city (1994 pop. 598,521), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse) River near its mouth on the North Sea. One of the lar...

Utrecht , city, Netherlands

(Encyclopedia)Utrecht, city (1994 pop. 234,106), capital of Utrecht prov., central Netherlands, on a branch of the Lower Rhine (Neder Rijn) River. It is a transportation, financial, and industrial center. Manufactu...

Netherlands

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Netherlands nĕᵺˈərləndz, Du. Nederland or Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, officially Kingdom of the Netherlands, constitutional monarchy (2015 est. pop. 16,938,000), 15,963 sq mi (41,344 sq k...

New Amsterdam

(Encyclopedia)New Amsterdam, Dutch settlement at the mouth of the Hudson River and on the southern end of Manhattan island; est. 1624. It was the capital of the colony of New Netherland from 1626 to 1664, when it w...

Antwerp, city, Belgium

(Encyclopedia)Antwerp, Du. Antwerpen, Fr. Anvers, city (2020 pop. 1,042,000), capital of Antwerp prov., N Belgium, on the Scheldt River. It is one of the busiest ports in Europe; a commercial, in...

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