Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Oldenbarneveldt

/ˌɒldənˈbɑːnəˌvɛlt/
noun
1.
Johan van. 1547–1619, Dutch statesman, regarded as a founder of Dutch independence; the leading figure (from 1586) in the United Provinces of the Netherlands: executed by Maurice of Nassau
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for oldenbarneveldt
Historical Examples
  • It was muttered that he ought to be taken to The Hague to be tried, even as oldenbarneveldt.

    Vondel's Lucifer Joost van den Vondel
  • oldenbarneveldt went from Paris to England and was more successful.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • This step was countered by decisive action on the part of oldenbarneveldt.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • oldenbarneveldt himself headed the French mission, but he failed to turn Henry from his purpose.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • Above all a feeling of remorse for his share in the tragedy of oldenbarneveldt's death preyed upon his mind.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • On the plea of ill-health oldenbarneveldt now left the Hague, and took up his residence at Utrecht.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • The chief instigator of these attacks was oldenbarneveldt's personal enemy, Francis van Aerssens, whose pen was never idle.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • The Estates of Holland impelled by oldenbarneveldt now took a very strong step, a step which could not be retrieved.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • The stadholder was at first suspicious of the man, whom he disliked for the leading part he had taken against oldenbarneveldt.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • That oldenbarneveldt had in the last two years of his life acted indiscreetly and arrogantly there can be no question.

    History of Holland George Edmundson

Word of the Day

Nearby words for oldenbarneveldt

Word Value for oldenbarneveldt

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends