- a town in SW Netherlands, near The Hague: Treaty of Ryswick 1697.
Also Rys·wick [riz-wik] /ˈrɪz wɪk/.
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Such was the peace of Ryswick, concluded in September, 1697.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete
Duc de Saint-Simon
A treaty was soon concluded on the basis of the Treaty of Ryswick.
The peace which followed the treaty of Ryswick lasted for four uneasy years only.A History of England
This was settled by the peace of Ryswick as well as Rastatt.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I (of 3)
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
The Peace of Ryswick was an indecisive ending of an indecisive war.The Conquest of New France
George M. Wrong
- the English name for Rijswijk
- a town in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province on the SE outskirts of The Hague: scene of the signing (1697) of the Treaty of Rijswijk ending the War of the Grand Alliance. Pop: 48 000 (2003 est)English name: Ryswick
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