Ryswick

Ryswick

[riz-wik]
noun
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Ryswick (ˈrɪzwɪk)
 
n
the English name for Rijswijk

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gemeente (municipality), western Netherlands, on the southeastern outskirts of The Hague ('s-Gravenhage). The Reformed church dates from the 14th century, and there are some 17th-century houses. Although primarily residential, the town has oil wells, laboratories, and an important fruit-auction market. IJpenburg airfield is nearby.

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