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constitutional capital of the Netherlands: seaport on an inlet of the IJsselmeer & a ship canal to the North Sea: pop. 724,000
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The constitutional capital and largest city of the Netherlands, in the western part of the country on the Ij, an inlet of the Ijsselmeer. Linked to the North Sea by a ship canal, the city has an important stock exchange and is a major center of the diamond-cutting industry. Population: 743,000.
amsterdam - Cultural Definition
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Capital of The Netherlands, located in the west-central region of the country.
- Seat of one of the world's chief stock exchanges and a center of the diamond-cutting industry, the city is also known for its canals and for a great art museum, the Rijksmuseum.