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Etymology

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From Middle English Frīsland, from Old English Frīsland (Frisia).

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Friesland

  1. A province of the Netherlands.
  2. A district of Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Dutch

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfris.lɑnt/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: Fries‧land

Etymology 1

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From Fries (Frisian, pertaining to Frisia) and land (land, country).

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Friesland n

  1. Friesland, a province of the Netherlands.
    Meronyms: Achtkarspelen, Ameland, Dantumadiel, De Fryske Marren, Harlingen, Heerenveen, Leeuwarden, Noardeast-Fryslân, Ooststellingwerf, Opsterland, Schiermonnikoog, Smallingerland, Súdwest-Fryslân, Terschelling, Tytsjerksteradiel, Vlieland, Waadhoeke, Weststellingwerf

Etymology 2

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First attested as Oost-Vriesland in the 18th century. Named after a farmhouse, which in turn is named after duchess Maria Leopoldina of Oost-Friesland-Rietberg.

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Friesland n

  1. A hamlet in Montferland, Gelderland, Netherlands.

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German

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Etymology

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From Friese +‎ Land.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfʁiːsˌlant/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: Fries‧land

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Friesland n (proper noun, strong, genitive Frieslands)

  1. Frisia
  2. Friesland (a rural district of Lower Saxony, Germany; seat: Jever)
  3. Friesland (a province of the Netherlands)

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