Achtersloot

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested as aftersloten in 1267. Compound of Middle Dutch after (back, behind) and sloet (ditch). Named after a nearby watercourse running behind a set of plots of land.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Ach‧ter‧sloot

Proper nounEdit

Achtersloot n

  1. A hamlet in IJsselstein, Utrecht, Netherlands.