Hengelo

Hengelo

[heng-uh-loh]
noun
a city in the E Netherlands.
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Hengelo (Dutch ˈhɛŋəloː)
 
n
a city in the E Netherlands, in Overijssel province on the Twente Canal: industrial centre, esp for textiles. Pop: 81 000 (2003 est)

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hengelo

gemeente (municipality), eastern Netherlands, on the Twente Canal. Formerly a small agricultural village, it shared in the rapid industrial growth of the Twente district. It has textile, metallurgical, and electrical engineering industries; salt production is also important.

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