Zuider Zee

Zuider Zee

[zahy-der zey, zee; Dutch zœi-duhr zey]
noun
a former shallow inlet of the North Sea in central Netherlands. Compare IJsselmeer.
Also, Zuyder Zee.
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Zuider Zee or Zuyder Zee (ˈzaɪdə ˈziː, Dutch ˈzœidər ˈzeː, ˈzaɪdə ˈziː, Dutch ˈzœidər ˈzeː)
 
n
a former inlet of the North Sea in the N coast of the Netherlands sealed off from the sea by a dam in 1932, dividing it into the Waddenzee and the freshwater IJsselmeer, with several large reclaimed areas
 
Zuyder Zee or Zuyder Zee
 
n

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