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  • From Middle Dutch engelant.
  • (Apeldoorn) First attested as englandi in 801. Compound of eng (pasture, acrage) and Old Dutch landi (land). A local toponymic legend holds that the name is derived from an ancient jury court "in the English style" that is supposed to have convened in the village. There is no historical evidence for the existence of such a court.
  • (Oldebroek) First attested as Engeland in 1843. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland).


  • (Netherlands)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ŋəˌlɑnt/
  • Hyphenation: En‧ge‧land

Proper nounEdit

Engeland n

  1. England.
  2. (loosely) Great Britain or the United Kingdom.
  3. A hamlet in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  4. A hamlet in Oldebroek, Gelderland, Netherlands.


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