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Pronunciation edit

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

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Dutch engelant.

Proper noun edit

Engeland n

  1. England.
  2. (loosely) Great Britain or the United Kingdom.
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  • Lokono: Engelanta

Etymology 2 edit

  • (Drenthe) First attested as Engellant in 1811-1813. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland). See also Dutch Low Saxon Engelaand.
  • (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).
  • (Dalfsen) First attested as ENGELAND in 1843. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland). See also Dutch Low Saxon Engelaand.
  • (Hardenberg) First attested as ENGELAND in 1843. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland).

Proper noun edit

Engeland n

  1. A hamlet in De Wolden, Drenthe, Netherlands.
  2. A hamlet in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  3. A hamlet in Oldebroek, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  4. A hamlet in Dalfsen, Overijssel, Netherlands.
  5. A hamlet in Hardenberg, Overijssel, Netherlands.

References edit

  • van Berkel, Gerard; Samplonius, Kees (2018) Nederlandse plaatsnamen verklaard (in Dutch), Mijnbestseller.nl, →ISBN