- a province in E Netherlands. 1011 sq. mi. (2620 sq. km).
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We were in the province of Drenthe now, and it looked as little Dutch as might be.The Chauffeur and the Chaperon
C. N. Williamson
Yet although Ryer was rich, as wealth is reckoned in Drenthe, whence he had come, he was greedy for more.
The moonlight night came round and hundreds of the men of Drenthe gathered together.
Some of the very poorest-looking houses are to be found in Overyssel and Drenthe.Dutch Life in Town and Country
P. M. Hough
- a province of the NE Netherlands: a low plateau, with many raised bogs, partially reclaimed; agricultural, with oil deposits. Capital: Assen. Pop: 481 000 (2003 est). Area: 2647 sq km (1032 sq miles)
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