Edam

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See also: edam, édam, ēdam, and ēdām

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Literally "the dam on the river Ye", and the river name literally means "river"; see ea.

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Edam

  1. A town in Holland
  2. Edam cheese.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as aedamme in 1342-1343. Compound of the hydronym Ee (derived from aa (watercourse, river)) and Middle Dutch dam (dam).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Edam

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Edam n

  1. A city in Edam-Volendam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Sufbrugge (Carnival nickname)

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