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stelling (plural stellings)
- A site or position (especially at shoreline or with reference to (former) Dutch colonies)
1951, W. I. B. Crealock, Vagabonding Under Sail, Hastings House (New York), page 138:
- For a few pennies we could have a breakfast of pineapple, paw-paw, grapefruit and bananas, which could be bought a hundred yards from the stelling.
- position, configuration
- Stelling van Amsterdam — Defense line of Amsterdam
- thesis, contention