- a city in and the official capital of the Netherlands.Compare Hague, The.
- a city in E New York.
Examples from the Web for amsterdam
Banks grew up far from the trailer park—up on 152nd St. and Amsterdam in Harlem.Azealia Banks Opens Up About Her Journey from Stripping to Rap Stardom
November 17, 2014
Outposts budded in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Geneva, and various other burgs, including, yes, Amsterdam.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl
September 22, 2014
He was in awe of Tel Aviv, a gay-friendly city with Pride parades rivaling those in Berlin and Amsterdam.Gay Palestinians In Israel: The 'Invisible Men'
August 13, 2014
After Cuba turned them away, they returned to Amsterdam, which was soon captured by the Nazis.American Voters Don’t Get Foreign Policy
July 31, 2014
But as he worked on the epidemic locally in Amsterdam and Western Europe, Lange also was thinking globally.HIV’s Greatest Foe Went Down With MH17
July 18, 2014
The Amsterdam express would leave at 6:32, and he knew not from what station.
Trains for Amsterdam, she said, left from the Gare Centrale, a mile or so across the city.
Done into English from the last Edition, printed at Amsterdam 1727.An Essay on Satire, Particularly on the Dunciad
Delays in the decision of the Court on the conduct of Amsterdam.
He performed the journey in the autumn of 1776, by way of Amsterdam.
- the commercial capital of the Netherlands, a major industrial centre and port on the IJsselmeer, connected with the North Sea by canal: built on about 100 islands within a network of canals. Pop: 737 000 (2003 est)
Word Origin and History for amsterdam
principal city of the Netherlands; the name is a reference to the dam built on the Amstel river. Prevalence of dam in Dutch place names reflects the geography of Holland.
Capital of The Netherlands, located in the west-central region of the country.