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Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch amestelle. The second element is stelle (place, position). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑm.stəl/
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  • Hyphenation: Am‧stel
  • Rhymes: -ɑmstəl

Proper noun edit

Amstel m

  1. A river in the Netherlands.
  2. A poetic metonym for Amsterdam, which lies on the river and is named after it

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References edit

  • Room, Adrian, Place Names of the World, 2nd ed., McFarland & Co., 2006.