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[hil-ver-suh m]
  1. a city in central Netherlands.
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Historical Examples

  • Hilversum is the Chislehurst of Holland—a discreet and wealthy suburb, where business men have their villas amid the trees.

    A Wanderer in Holland

    E. V. Lucas

  • Hilversum manufactures large quantities of floor-cloths and horse-blankets.

British Dictionary definitions for hilversum


  1. a city in the central Netherlands, in North Holland province: Dutch radio and television centre. Pop: 83 000 (2003 est))
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