[ dawr-drekht ]
/ ˈdɔr drɛxt /
a city in southwest Netherlands, on the Waal River.
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Also called Dort [dawrt]. /dɔrt/.
Words nearby Dordrecht
, Dorcas society
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How to use Dordrecht in a sentence
Huge rafts float down from the German forests, and at Dordrecht the logs are sawed by the many windmills.
Left alone in the big house at Dordrecht, he steadily resisted all temptations to public life.
This was his neighbour, Isaac Boxtel, who lived next door to him in Dordrecht.
He bequeathed his three tulip bulbs to Rosa, explained how she must get a certain soil from Dordrecht, and went out calmly to die.
"One failed, the second produced the black tulip, and the third is at home at Dordrecht," said Boxtel uneasily.
British Dictionary definitions for Dordrecht
a port in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province: chief port of the Netherlands until the 17th century. Pop: 120 000 (2003 est)Also called: Dort
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