- (dated) The region of Continental Europe populated by speakers of Low, Middle and High West Germanic languages, roughly corresponding to the Netherlands, Flanders, Germany, Austria, and parts of Switzerland.
- 1838, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, sixteenth edition (printed from the authorized copy of 1651), Democritus Junior to the Reader, page 51:
- I observe, in Turinge in Dutchland, […]
- 1886, in The Education Outlook:
- Before a few weeks ago I always held England for the greateste land of the whole world after Dutchland, and the Englanders for the best-lighted folk.
- (dated, rare, now often humorous) Holland; The Netherlands (the region inhabited by the Dutch).