[gel-der-land; Dutch khel-duhr-lahnt]
a province in E Netherlands. 1965 sq. mi. (5090 sq. km). Capital: Arnhem.
Also called Guelders. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Gelderland
World English Dictionary
Gelderland or Guelderland (ˈɡɛldəˌlænd, Dutch ˈxɛldərlɑnt, ˈɡɛldəˌlænd, Dutch ˈxɛldərlɑnt)
Also called: Guelders 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)
Guelderland or Guelderland

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Britannica


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.

Learn more about Gelderland with a free trial on

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Example sentences for Gelderland
Bergh is a former municipality in the dutch province of gelderland.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature