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Overijssel

[oh-ver-ahy-suh l]
noun
  1. a province in the E Netherlands.Capital: Zwolle.
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Examples from the Web for overijssel

Historical Examples

  • After a while, he moved to the shore of the Zuyder Zee and into Overijssel.

    Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks

    William Elliot Griffis

  • In Groningen the proportion is less; and in Guelderland and Overijssel, it is less still.

  • In fact, the farm was moving from Overijssel northward, towards Friesland.

    Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks

    William Elliot Griffis


British Dictionary definitions for overijssel

Overijssel

noun
  1. 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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