- Cor·ne·lis [kawr-ney-lis] /kɔrˈneɪ lɪs/, 1629–91, and his father, Maar·ten Har·perts·zoon [mahr-tuh n hahr-puh rt-sohn] /ˈmɑr tən ˈhɑr pərtˌsoʊn/, 1597–1653, Dutch admirals.
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- Cornelius (Martenszoon) (korˈneɪlɪs). 1629–91, Dutch admiral, who fought during the 2nd and 3rd Anglo-Dutch Wars
- his father, Maarten (Harpertszoon) (ˈmartən). 1598–1653, Dutch admiral, who fought in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War: killed in action
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Word Origin and History for cornelis tromp
1892, variant of tramp; mainly American English. Related: Tromped; tromping.
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