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Een plein in het centrum van 's-Gravenhage, met een standbeeld van Willem de Zwijger.
A square in the center of The Hague, with a statue of William the Silent.

Alternative forms[edit]


From the 17th century des graven hage (the count's hedge), referring to the Count of Holland. The older name was Den Haghe (the hedge), which continues into the modern name of the city.


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  • IPA(key): /ˈsxraːvə(n)ˌɦaːɣə/

Proper noun[edit]

's-Gravenhage n

  1. Synonym of Den Haag

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