- a city in and the capital of North Brabant, in the S Netherlands.
- a province in S Netherlands. 1965 sq. mi. (5090 sq. km). Capital: 's Hertogenbosch.
[Dutch ser-toh-khuh n-baws]
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At 's Hertogenbosch he spent—or, as he himself says, wasted—about three years.Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam
It was with this object that in 1629 he determined to lay siege to the town of Hertogenbosch.
The siege was a repetition of those of Hertogenbosch and Maestricht.
One of the main sources of supply was the city of Hertogenbosch, or Bois-le-Duc.History of the United Netherlands, 1584-86, Vol. I. (of IV) Complete
John Lothrop Motley
- See 's Hertogenbosch
- a province of the S Netherlands: formed part of the medieval duchy of Brabant. Capital: 's Hertogenbosch. Pop: 2 400 000 (2003 est). Area: 4965 sq km (1917 sq miles)Dutch name: Noordbrabant
- a city in the S Netherlands, capital of North Brabant province: birthplace of Hieronymus Bosch. Pop: 133 000 (2003 est)Also called: Den Bosch French name: Bois-le-Duc
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