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Gelderland

[gel-der-land; Dutch khel-duh r-lahnt] /ˈgɛl dərˌlænd; Dutch ˈxɛl dərˌlɑnt/
noun
1.
a province in E Netherlands. 1965 sq. mi. (5090 sq. km).
Capital: Arnhem.
Also called Guelders.
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Gelderland

/ˈɡɛldəˌlænd; Dutch ˈxɛldərlɑnt/
noun
1.
a province of the E Netherlands: formerly a duchy, belonging successively to several different European powers. Capital: Arnhem. Pop: 1 960 000 (2003 est). Area: 5014 sq km (1955 sq miles) Also called Guelders
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Encyclopedia Article for Gelderland

provincie, eastern and central Netherlands; it occupies an area (1,935 square miles [5,011 square km]) extending from the German border westward to the narrow Lake Veluwe (separating Gelderland from several polders of Flevoland province) between the provinces of Overijssel (north) and Noord-Brabant, Zuid-Holland, and Utrecht (south). Its capital is Arnhem.

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