New Zealand

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EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) From Dutch Nieuw-Zeeland (new Zeeland) (nieuw calqued as new), after the Dutch settlement in Batavia, which in turn had been named after the Dutch province of Zeeland.

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Particularly: "British and New Zealand"
  • Hyphenation: New Zea‧land

Proper nounEdit

New Zealand

  1. A country in Oceania, to the east of Australia. Official name: New Zealand. Abbreviation: NZ or Aotearoa
  2. The islands of New Zealand, especially the North Island, South Island and nearby coastal islands.
  3. The Realm of New Zealand, including the Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau and the Ross Dependency.

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New Zealand (plural New Zealands)

  1. A rabbit of a breed that originated in California from rabbits imported from New Zealand.

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DanishEdit

 
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New Zealand

  1. New Zealand (a country in Oceania)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
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New Zealand

  1. New Zealand

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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New Zealand

  1. New Zealand

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