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  1. a city in the SE Netherlands, on the Maas River.
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Flemish Maestricht.
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Historical Examples of maastricht

  • I have had a large sum of money transferred to a bank in Maastricht for their use.

    Two Daring Young Patriots

    W. P. Shervill

  • Hand me the necessary moneys or securities and I will convey them to Maastricht.

  • Now for Maastricht and that rest we've been chasing ever since we left Liége for the Ardennes.

  • Louis, after the capture of Maastricht led his army southwards into Lorraine and overran the electorate of Trier.

  • It was time that the day's work should be finished, for Maastricht was not to be carried upon that occasion.

British Dictionary definitions for maastricht



  1. a city in the SE Netherlands near the Belgian and German borders: capital of Limburg province, on the River Maas (Meuse); a European Community treaty (Maastricht Treaty) was signed here in 1992, setting out the terms for the creation of the European Union. Pop: 122 000 (2003 est)
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