Nijland

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as nova terra in 1230. Calque of West Frisian Nijlân, derived from nijlân (newly cultivated land).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛi̯.lɑnt/
  • Hyphenation: Nij‧land
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Proper noun[edit]

Nijland n

  1. A village and former municipality of Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Nijlân (Frisian, unofficial)