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Dutch usually refers to:

  • Something from or related to the Netherlands
  • Dutch people, people from the Netherlands or their descendants
  • Dutch language, spoken in the Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, Curaçao, Aruba, and the Netherlands Antilles
  • Something associated with German, (Deutsch) through associated meaning and sound of the word
  • Pennsylvania Dutch, German settlers in Pennsylvania and their language

It may also refer to:

Personal nicknames
Places
In sports
Other

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010
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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

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Etymology

From nether ("lower") + lands, the country being very low-lying, with most parts below sea level.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
the Netherlands
Plural
-
the Netherlands
  1. A country in northwestern Europe bordering Germany and Belgium. Official name: Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Synonyms

  • Holland (although "Holland" is incorrect in Dutch, in English it is a proper synonym for the entire nation.)

Translations

Adjective

Netherlands (not comparable)
Positive
Netherlands
  1. Of or pertaining to the Netherlands.

Synonyms

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Citable sentences

Up to date as of December 22, 2010

Here are sentences from other pages on Holland, which are similar to those in the above article.








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