Definition of New Netherland

1. Noun. A Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam; annexed by the English in 1664.

Generic synonyms: Colony, Dependency
Group relationships: Empire State, New York, New York State, Ny

Lexicographical Neighbors of New Netherland

New Ireland
New Jersey
New Jersey Plan
New Jerseyan
New Jerseyite
New Jerseyites
New Journalism
New Labour
New Latin
New London
New Look
New Mexican
New Mexicans
New Mexico
New Netherland (current term)
New Norwegian
New Orleanian
New Orleans
New People's Army
New Pomerania
New Prussian
New River
New River Gorge Bridge
New Romantic
New Romanticism
New Scotland Yard
New Siberian Islands
New South Wales
New Stone Age

Literary usage of New Netherland

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1858)
"The aforementioned Directors have since received letters from New Netherland, dated the 10th November, 1663, wherein they were advised by the ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1900)
"Memoir on the Boundaries of New Netherland. NY Colon. Docs., v. i : 457-«i. Mch. 15. Answer of England to the Proposal of the Dutch for Free Trade and ..."

3. Pennsylvania Archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"Petition of the Committee from New Netherland to their High ... Observations on the Settlement of the Boundary, and nn the Colonization of New Netherland. ..."

4. History of the State of New York by John Romeyn Brodhead (1859)
"Among the prominent men in New England whose at- CHIP. ix. tention was turned toward New Netherland, was Captain John Underbill, one of the heroes of the ..."

5. Guide to the Study and Reading of American History by Edward Channing, Albert Bushnell Hart, Frederick Jackson Turner (1912)
"New Netherland Summary.— Early voyages. — 1609, Henry Hudson and his explorations. — 1614, The United Netherland Company. — 1621, The Dutch West India ..."

6. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1876)
"Seven years after Patrick had caused it to be annexed to New Netherland,3 it had been ceded back to New Haven by the boundary treaty made with Stuyvesant.4 ..."

7. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1880)
"New Netherland for the Duke of York. They touched at Boston, and asked there for additional soldiers; but, as the same commissioners were authorized to ..."

8. Catalogue of the American Library of the Late Mr. George Brinley: Of by George Brinley, James Hammond Trumbull (1880)
"4° t' Amsterdam, Joost Hartgers, 1651 " One of the most interesting, scarcest, and first books on New Netherland. See on it, at large, Asher's Essay, no. 6. ..."

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