- a province in the SW Netherlands, consisting largely of islands. 1041 sq. mi. (2695 sq. km). Capital: Middelburg.
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At Zierikzee, in Zeeland, a whale has been stranded by a high tide and a gale of wind.
Zeeland is fine and wonderful to see because of the water, for it stands higher than the land.
Holland and Zeeland became henceforth the centre of resistance.
Calvinism remained the only religion permitted in Holland and Zeeland.
Holland and Zeeland maintained an expectant and somewhat moody attitude.
- a province of the SW Netherlands: consists of a small area on the mainland together with a number of islands in the Scheldt estuary; mostly below sea level. Capital: Middelburg. Pop: 378 000 (2003 est). Area: 1787 sq km (690 sq miles)