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of or relating to the domestic architecture of Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey, often characterized by gambrel roofs having curved eaves over porches on the long sides.
a house built in such a style.
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Origin of Dutch Colonial
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby Dutch Colonial
Dutch Borneo, Dutch cap, Dutch chair, Dutch cheese, Dutch clover, Dutch Colonial, Dutch courage, Dutch cupboard, Dutch disease, Dutch doll, Dutch door
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How to use Dutch Colonial in a sentence
The mother was a round-faced, good-natured-looking, half-Dutch colonial, evidently.Poppy|Cynthia Stockley