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's Hertogenbosch

[ser-toh-khuh n-baws]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of North Brabant, in the S Netherlands.
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French Bois-le-Duc.

North Brabant

noun
  1. a province in S Netherlands. 1965 sq. mi. (5090 sq. km). Capital: 's Hertogenbosch.
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Hertogenbosch, 's

[Dutch ser-toh-khuh n-baws]
noun
  1. 's Hertogenbosch.
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Examples from the Web for hertogenbosch

Historical Examples

  • At 's Hertogenbosch he spent—or, as he himself says, wasted—about three years.

    Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam

    Ephraim Emerton

  • It was with this object that in 1629 he determined to lay siege to the town of Hertogenbosch.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • The siege was a repetition of those of Hertogenbosch and Maestricht.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • One of the main sources of supply was the city of Hertogenbosch, or Bois-le-Duc.


British Dictionary definitions for hertogenbosch

Hertogenbosch

noun
  1. See 's Hertogenbosch
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North Brabant

noun
  1. a province of the S Netherlands: formed part of the medieval duchy of Brabant. Capital: 's Hertogenbosch. Pop: 2 400 000 (2003 est). Area: 4965 sq km (1917 sq miles)Dutch name: Noordbrabant
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's Hertogenbosch

noun
  1. a city in the S Netherlands, capital of North Brabant province: birthplace of Hieronymus Bosch. Pop: 133 000 (2003 est)Also called: Den Bosch French name: Bois-le-Duc
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