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polder

[pohl-der] /ˈpoʊl dər/
noun
1.
a tract of low land, especially in the Netherlands, reclaimed from the sea or other body of water and protected by dikes.
Origin of polder
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Dutch
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polder

/ˈpəʊldə; ˈpɒl-/
noun
1.
a stretch of land reclaimed from the sea or a lake, esp in the Netherlands
Word Origin
C17: from Middle Dutch polre
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Word Origin and History for polder
n.

c.1600, from Dutch polder, from Middle Dutch polre, related to East Frisian poller, polder, of unknown origin.

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