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[vlahr-ding-uh n]
  1. a city in the W Netherlands, at the mouth of the Rhine.
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Historical Examples of vlaardingen

  • Valdez lost no time in securing himself in the possession of Maeslandsluis, Vlaardingen, and the Hague.

    The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74

    John Lothrop Motley

  • Macassar consists of the Dutch town and port, known as Vlaardingen, and the Malay town which lies inland.

  • Vlaardingen, the principal port engaged in the herring fishery, was pointed out to him.

    Dikes and Ditches

    Oliver Optic

British Dictionary definitions for vlaardingen


  1. a port in the W Netherlands, in South Holland west of Rotterdam: the third largest port in the Netherlands. Pop: 74 000 (2003 est)
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