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Middelburg

[mid-l-burg] /ˈmɪd lˌbɜrg/
noun
1.
a city in the SW Netherlands.

Zeeland

[zee-luh nd; Dutch zey-lahnt] /ˈzi lənd; Dutch ˈzeɪˌlɑnt/
noun
1.
a province in the SW Netherlands, consisting largely of islands. 1041 sq. mi. (2695 sq. km).
Capital: Middelburg.
Related forms
Zeelander, noun
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Middelburg

/ˈmɪdəlˌbɜːɡ; Dutch ˈmɪdəlbyrx/
noun
1.
a city in the SW Netherlands, capital of Zeeland province, on Walcheren Island: an important trading centre in the Middle Ages and member of the Hanseatic League; 12th-century abbey; market town. Pop: 46 000 (2003 est)

Zeeland

/Dutch ˈzeːlɑnt; English ˈziːlənd/
noun
1.
a province of the SW Netherlands: consists of a small area on the mainland together with a number of islands in the Scheldt estuary; mostly below sea level. Capital: Middelburg. Pop: 378 000 (2003 est). Area: 1787 sq km (690 sq miles)
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