Walcheren

[wahl-khuh-ruh n, -ruh, wahl-guh-]
|

noun

an island in SW Netherlands: part of Zeeland province. 82 sq. mi. (212 sq. km).

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for walcheren

Historical Examples of walcheren


British Dictionary definitions for walcheren

Walcheren

noun

an island in the SW Netherlands, in the Scheldt estuary: administratively part of Zeeland province; suffered severely in World War II, when the dykes were breached, and again in the floods of 1953. Area: 212 sq km (82 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012