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Amersfoort

[ah-merz-fawrt, -fohrt, -mers-]
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noun
  1. a city in the central Netherlands.
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Examples from the Web for amersfoort

Historical Examples

  • Animals of this region had never seen a town larger than Amersfoort.

    The Chauffeur and the Chaperon

    C. N. Williamson

  • After a stiff climb the summit of the Amersfoort Hills was reached just before dark.

  • In Amersfoort two burghers were tried and beheaded; in Nijmwegen the burgomaster, Ronkens, met the same fate.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • But I feel nevertheless that my collection owes a great deal to my Amersfoort correspondent.

    The Confessions of a Collector

    William Carew Hazlitt

  • Having reached this resolve, I was nearly putting it into instant execution, by alighting at Amersfoort, but thought better of it.

    The Riddle of the Sands

    Erskine Childers


British Dictionary definitions for amersfoort

Amersfoort

noun
  1. a town in the central Netherlands, in E Utrecht province. Pop: 131 000 (2003 est)
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