Niederlande

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From nieder (low, nether) +‎ Lande (lands), a plural of Land n: compare Lande n pl (lands, regions), Länder n pl (lands, countries), Länden f pl (ship landings).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈniːdɐˌlandə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Nie‧der‧lan‧de

Proper noun[edit]

die Niederlande pl (proper noun, plural only, usually definite)

  1. the Netherlands (a country in Western Europe)
    Synonym: (somewhat informal) Holland
    • 1826, Joachim Heinrich Jäck, Reise durch England und die beiden Niederlande, page 268:
      [...] vorzüglich aus den beiden Niederlanden, Frankreich und Deutschland.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Niederlande” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache