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IJ

or Ij

[ahy]
noun
  1. an inland arm of the Ijsselmeer in the Netherlands: Amsterdam located on its S side.
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Examples from the Web for ij

Historical Examples of ij

  • Core to ij; care to ij means 'saying this and that, or making excuses.'

    Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language

    Diego Collado

  • Amsterdam is situated on an arm of this sea, called the Ij, or Eye, as it is pronounced.

    Dikes and Ditches

    Oliver Optic

  • And for the savacion of my maisters horse, I made my fellowe to ryde a way with the ij.

    South London

    Sir Walter Besant

  • Also our ij men which were in preson were now sett at libertie.

  • And other while me baketh and breweth xlj quarters and ij bz.