New Zealand

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English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Nieuw-Zeeland ‎(new Zeeland), after the Dutch settlement in Batavia, which in turn had been named after the Dutch province of Zeeland.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: nyoo͞-zē'lənd, IPA(key): /ˈnjuː ˈziː.l(ə)nd/
  • (US) enPR: noo͞-zē'lənd, IPA(key): /ˈnu ˈzi.lənd/
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Particularly: "British"

Proper noun[edit]

New Zealand

  1. A country in Oceania, to the east of Australia. Official name: New Zealand. Abbreviation: NZ or Aotearoa
  2. The islands of New Zealand, especially the North Island, South Island and nearby coastal islands.
  3. The Realm of New Zealand, including the Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau and the Ross Dependency.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word also used in the attributive form, e.g. the New Zealand government.

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia da

Proper noun[edit]

New Zealand

  1. New Zealand (country in Oceania)

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Norwegian[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nb

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

New Zealand

  1. New Zealand

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