[ah-merz-fawrt, -fohrt, -mers-]


a city in the central Netherlands. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for amersfoort

Historical Examples of amersfoort

  • Animals of this region had never seen a town larger than Amersfoort.

  • After a stiff climb the summit of the Amersfoort Hills was reached just before dark.

  • In Amersfoort two burghers were tried and beheaded; in Nijmwegen the burgomaster, Ronkens, met the same fate.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • But I feel nevertheless that my collection owes a great deal to my Amersfoort correspondent.

    The Confessions of a Collector

    William Carew Hazlitt

  • Having reached this resolve, I was nearly putting it into instant execution, by alighting at Amersfoort, but thought better of it.

    The Riddle of the Sands

    Erskine Childers

British Dictionary definitions for amersfoort



a town in the central Netherlands, in E Utrecht province. Pop: 131 000 (2003 est)
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