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Haarlem

[hahr-luh m]
noun
  1. a city in the W Netherlands, W of Amsterdam.
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North Holland

noun
  1. a province in W Netherlands. 1163 sq. mi. (3010 sq. km). Capital: Haarlem.
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Examples from the Web for haarlem

Historical Examples

  • You are then to apprise the President of the Haarlem Society.

    The Black Tulip

    Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

  • We had been waiting for my mother, but she was ill at Haarlem.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • He was born at Mechlin, but passed most of his life at Haarlem.

  • She gestured toward the sea, toward the spot where they had last seen the Haarlem.

    The Pagan Madonna

    Harold MacGrath

  • The Haarlem—or whatever name was written on her ticket—was a picture.

    The Pagan Madonna

    Harold MacGrath


British Dictionary definitions for haarlem

Haarlem

noun
  1. a city in the W Netherlands, capital of North Holland province. Pop: 147 000 (2003 est)
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North Holland

noun
  1. a province of the NW Netherlands, on the peninsula between the North Sea and IJsselmeer: includes the West Frisian Island of Texel. Capital: Haarlem. Pop: 2 573 000 (2003 est). Area: 2663 sq km (1029 sq miles)Dutch name: Noordholland
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