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Zaandam

[zahn-dahm]
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noun
  1. a former city in W Netherlands, on the Zaan River, now part of Zaanstad.
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Examples from the Web for zaandam

Historical Examples

  • At five o'clock in the morning the party took a steamer for Zaandam, or Sardam.

    Dikes and Ditches

    Oliver Optic

  • The details of Peter's life at Zaandam are known to the "youngest schoolboy."

  • A family in Zaandam has been taking care of them, but can't afford it any longer.

    The Valley of Vision

    Henry Van Dyke

  • At Zaandam, we three will separate, Jermyn will personate me, remaining in Zaandam.

  • He found that the ship had been sent by one of his old friends at Zaandam.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for zaandam

Zaandam

noun
  1. a former town in the W Netherlands, in North Holland: an important shipbuilding centre in the 17th century. It became part of Zaanstad in 1974
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