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  1. a city in SW Netherlands, on the Waal River.
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Also called Dort.
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Examples from the Web for dordrecht

Historical Examples

  • It came from the Dordrecht gallery, and is an undoubted Both!

    The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)

    Charles James Lever

  • Dordrecht: a commercial town in the south of Holland, near Rotterdam.

  • But this is not all that is remarkable in the history of Dordrecht.

    Holland, v. 1 (of 2)

    Edmondo de Amicis

  • I was seaman on board the wrecked ship, which belonged to Dordrecht.

    The Cornish Coast (South)

    Charles G. Harper

  • Unless I am greatly mistaken one of the ships is the Dordrecht.

British Dictionary definitions for dordrecht


  1. 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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