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New Zealand

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch Nieuw-Zeeland, "new Zeeland", after the Dutch settlement in Batavia, which in turn had been named after the Dutch province of Zeeland.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: nyoo͞-zē'lənd, IPA(key): /ˈnjuː ˈziː.l(ə)nd/
  • (US) enPR: noo͞-zē'lənd, IPA(key): /ˈnu ˈzi.lənd/
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Proper nounEdit

New Zealand

  1. A country in Oceania, to the east of Australia. Official name: New Zealand. Abbreviation: NZ or Aotearoa
  2. The islands of New Zealand, especially the North Island, South Island and nearby coastal islands.
  3. The Realm of New Zealand, including the Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau and the Ross Dependency.

Usage notesEdit

As there is no adjective derived from New Zealand, it is also used in the attributive form - e.g. the New Zealand government.

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DanishEdit

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New Zealand

  1. New Zealand (country in Oceania)

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New Zealand

  1. New Zealand

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