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Zealand

[zee-luh nd]
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noun
  1. the largest island of Denmark: Copenhagen is located here. 2709 sq. mi. (7015 sq. km).
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Also Seeland.
Danish Sjaelland.
Related formsZea·land·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for zealand

Historical Examples

  • The church of Vigersted, also in Zealand, possesses another.

    The Science of Fairy Tales

    Edwin Sidney Hartland

  • Zealand is the richest agricultural province in the Netherlands.

    Holland, v. 1 (of 2)

    Edmondo de Amicis

  • The only thing we had perceived was that Zealand is a country hidden from view.

    Holland, v. 1 (of 2)

    Edmondo de Amicis

  • All the great cities of Holland and Zealand drove out their garrisons.

  • "The States of Holland and Zealand will be opposed to the plan," it said.


British Dictionary definitions for zealand

Zealand

noun
  1. the largest island of Denmark, separated from the island of Funen by the Great Belt and from S Sweden by the Sound (both now spanned by road bridges). Chief town: Copenhagen. Pop: 2 096 449 (2003 est). Area: 7016 sq km (2709 sq miles)Danish name: Sjælland German name: Seeland
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