Rotterdam

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English[edit]

Rotterdam "Line of Fire" memorial

Etymology[edit]

River name Rotte + dam.

Proper noun[edit]

Rotterdam

  1. A city and port in The Netherlands.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌrɔ.tərˈdɑm/
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  • Hyphenation: Rot‧ter‧dam
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch rotterdam, from the river Rotte + dam.

Proper noun[edit]

De Wilhelminapier hoort officieel bij het centrum van Rotterdam.
The Wilhelminapier belongs officially to the center of Rotterdam.

Rotterdam n

  1. Rotterdam (a city in the Netherlands)
    Synonyms: Roffa, Rotjeknor

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