Netherlands

See also: netherlands

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From nether (lower) +‎ lands, the country being very low-lying, with a great part below sea level. Compare Dutch Nederland.

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the Netherlands (usually uncountable, plural the Netherlands)

  1. The main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located primarily in northwestern Europe bordering Germany and Belgium.
  2. The Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Netherlands (not comparable)

  1. Of, from or relating to the Netherlands.

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Netherlands pl (plural only)

  1. (slang) Alternative letter-case form of netherlands.

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