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or Ven·loo

  1. a city in SE Netherlands.
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Historical Examples

  • Gerrit, who had been a subaltern at Deventer and Venlo, was now a captain at the Hague.

    Small Souls

    Louis Couperus

  • But as they halted between Venlo and Roermond, resistance confronted them.

  • At Venlo on the Maas the maidens light the tapers as the evening comes on and then dance around the lighted tree.

    The Sacred Tree

    J. H. Philpot

  • He was soon afterwards killed in an unsuccessful attack made by Maurice upon Venlo.

  • The prince of Parma next undertook the siege of Venlo, which was surrendered to him after some resistance.

British Dictionary definitions for venlo



  1. a city in the SE Netherlands, in Limburg on the Maas River. Pop: 92 000 (2003 est)
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