Homes and a canal in Alkmaar in The Netherlands.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- country in W Europe, on the North Sea: 16,033 sq mi (41,526 sq km); pop. 15,340,000; cap. Amsterdam; seat of government, The Hague: usually used with the
- kingdom consisting of the independent states of the Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles
- Netherlander noun
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Often called Hol·land
- Nethˈer·landˌish adjective