Definition of Amsterdam

1. Noun. An industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands; center of the diamond-cutting industry; seat of an important stock exchange; known for its canals and art museum.




Definition of Amsterdam

1. Proper noun. A major Dutch port city in North-Holland, nominal capital of The Netherlands. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amsterdam

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Amrita
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Amritsar
Amsinckia
Amsinckia grandiflora
Amsinckia intermedia
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Amsler test
Amsonia
Amsonia tabernaemontana
Amsterdam
Amsterdam pound
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Amu Dar'ya
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Amudarya
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Literary usage of Amsterdam

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1876)
"Binge, of amsterdam. This poet, who lived 1587-1679, produced thirty-six tragedies and numerous minor works, lyrics, etc. The edition is one of the finest ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"1660; d. at amsterdam 1747), grandson of Johann Crell (ut sup.). ... Daniel Zwicker (b. at Danzig 1612; d. at amsterdam 1678) was compelled to leave his ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1905)
"[The course í the melting-jx)int-line of alloys (3d ' amsterdam, Versl. Wis. Xat. ... amsterdam, Versl. Wis. Nat. Afd. К Akad. Wet,, 12, [1903], (109-187, ..."

4. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grandduchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1901)
"Lairesse, Gerard de, Dutch P., Liège; i, Victor, P., Ghent; pupil of pupil of his father Reynier and of Liège, amsterdam. Lambeaux, Joseph Marie Thomas. ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"On the same day a body of troops under the command of William Frederick of Nassau, Stadholder of Friesland, was despatched to amsterdam with orders to enter ..."

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