- a province in the E Netherlands.Capital: Zwolle.
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After a while, he moved to the shore of the Zuyder Zee and into Overijssel.
In Groningen the proportion is less; and in Guelderland and Overijssel, it is less still.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies
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In fact, the farm was moving from Overijssel northward, towards Friesland.
- a province of the E Netherlands: generally low-lying. Capital: Zwolle. Pop: 1 101 000 (2003 est). Area: 3929 sq km (1517 sq miles)
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