grootstad

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From groot ‎(great, big) +‎ stad ‎(city), probably calqued from German Großstadt.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: groot‧stad

Noun[edit]

grootstad f ‎(plural grootsteden, diminutive grootstadje n)

  1. A big/major city, up to a metropolis

Derived terms[edit]