Sentence Examples


  • ALKMAAR, a town in the province of North Holland, kingdom of Holland, 244 m.
  • Of Amsterdam, connected by steam-tramway with Haarlem and Amsterdam, and on the North Holland canal.
  • Alkmaar is a typical North Holland town, with tree-lined canals and brightly coloured 17th-century houses.
  • In 1254 it received a charter from William II., count of Holland, similar to that of Haarlem, but in the 15th century duke Philip the Good of Burgundy made the impoverishment of the town, due to ill-government, the excuse for establishing an oligarchical regime, by charters of 1436 and 1437.
  • DELFT, a town of Holland in the province of South Holland, on the Schie, 5 m.