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[ahrn-hem, ahr-nuh m]
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  1. a city in the central Netherlands, on the Rhine River: World War II battle 1944.


[gel-der-land; Dutch khel-duhr-lahnt]
  1. a province in E Netherlands. 1965 sq. mi. (5090 sq. km). Capital: Arnhem.
Also called Guelders.
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Examples from the Web for arnhem

Historical Examples

  • If we are separated, you will ask a Dutchman to take you to 76 Mamur in Arnhem.

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  • Of the inducements to visit Arnhem Bay, not much can be said.

  • Alb was in the ascendant, and the gilt had not had time to wear off the gingerbread before we arrived at Arnhem.

  • I hinted as distantly as I could, that he had motored back to Arnhem a trifle too soon.

  • Enderby got to Arnhem about noon, and took us ‘in tow’ for our cycling tour.

British Dictionary definitions for arnhem


  1. a city in the E Netherlands, capital of Gelderland province, on the Rhine: site of a World War II battle. Pop: 142 000 (2003 est)



  1. a province of the E Netherlands: formerly a duchy, belonging successively to several different European powers. Capital: Arnhem. Pop: 1 960 000 (2003 est). Area: 5014 sq km (1955 sq miles)Also called: Guelders
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