Friesland

[ freez-luhnd; Dutch frees-lahnt ]
/ ˈfriz lənd; Dutch ˈfrisˌlɑnt /

noun

a province in the N Netherlands. 1,431 sq. mi. (3,705 sq. km). Capital: Leeuwarden.

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Friesland
/ (ˈfriːzlənd, Dutch ˈfriːslɑnt) /

noun

a province of the N Netherlands, on the IJsselmeer and the North Sea: includes four of the West Frisian Islands; flat, with sand dunes and fens (under reclamation), canals, and lakes. Capital: Leeuwarden. Pop: 640 000 (2003 est). Area: 3319 sq km (1294 sq miles)Official and Frisian name: Fryslân
an area comprising the province of Friesland in the Netherlands along with the regions of East Friesland and North Friesland in Germany
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