[gel-der-land; Dutch khel-duh r-lahnt]
- a province in E Netherlands. 1965 sq. mi. (5090 sq. km). Capital: Arnhem.
Also called Guelders.
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Suddenly he uttered a cry, for just visible against the skyline was the Gelderland.Commander Lawless V.C.
Scarcely less dangerous was the state of affairs in Gelderland.
Gelderland welcomed the exiled duke, Adolf, as their sovereign.
The struggle with Charles of Egmont in Gelderland was not so easily terminated.
Gelderland, Overyssel and Drente were entirely freed from the presence of the enemy.
- 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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