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Gelderland

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

  • Suddenly he uttered a cry, for just visible against the skyline was the Gelderland.

    Commander Lawless V.C.

    Rolf Bennett

  • Scarcely less dangerous was the state of affairs in Gelderland.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • Gelderland welcomed the exiled duke, Adolf, as their sovereign.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • The struggle with Charles of Egmont in Gelderland was not so easily terminated.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • Gelderland, Overyssel and Drente were entirely freed from the presence of the enemy.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson


British Dictionary definitions for gelderland

Gelderland

Guelderland

noun
  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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