straat

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch strāta, from Latin strāta.

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NounEdit

straat f (plural straten, diminutive straatje n)

  1. A paved way, for example with asphalt or pavers. These are often found in urban environments → street However, especially in rural environments where most roads aren't paved, it is also used for paved roads → road
  2. (geography) channel, strait
    Straat Yucatan — Yucatan Channel
    Straat (van) Malakka — Strait of Malacca

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 13:02