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Zeeland

[zee-luh nd; Dutch zey-lahnt]
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noun
  1. a province in the SW Netherlands, consisting largely of islands. 1041 sq. mi. (2695 sq. km). Capital: Middelburg.
Related formsZee·land·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for zeeland

Historical Examples

  • Zeeland is fine and wonderful to see because of the water, for it stands higher than the land.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • At Zierikzee, in Zeeland, a whale has been stranded by a high tide and a gale of wind.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • Holland and Zeeland maintained an expectant and somewhat moody attitude.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts

  • Calvinism remained the only religion permitted in Holland and Zeeland.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts

  • Holland and Zeeland became henceforth the centre of resistance.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts


British Dictionary definitions for zeeland

Zeeland

noun
  1. a province of the SW Netherlands: consists of a small area on the mainland together with a number of islands in the Scheldt estuary; mostly below sea level. Capital: Middelburg. Pop: 378 000 (2003 est). Area: 1787 sq km (690 sq miles)
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