Definition of Rotterdam

1. Noun. The 2nd largest city in the Netherlands; located in the western Netherlands near the North Sea.




Definition of Rotterdam

1. Proper noun. A city and port in The Netherlands. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotterdam

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Roth's disease
Roth's spots
Roth-Bernhardt disease
Roth IRA
Rothbardian
Rothbardians
Rothera's nitroprusside test
Rothia
Rothko
Rothschild
Rothschilds
Rothstein
Rotor's syndrome
Rotterdam (current term)
Rottweiler
Rottweilers
Rotuman
Rotumans
Rouen
Rouget's bulb
Rouget's muscle
Rouget's rail
Rouget-Neumann sheath
Rouget cell
Rough Rider
Roughton-Scholander apparatus
Roughton-Scholander syringe
Rougnon-Heberden disease

Literary usage of Rotterdam

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"_ Rotterdam is, however, not so much a manufacturing as a commercial city, ... Rotterdam has thus become what Amsterdam formerly was —the principal port in ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"Rotterdam. " T gaze upon a city— A city new and strange— Down many a watery vista My fancy takes a range ; From side to side I saunter, And wonder where I ..."

3. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"From London to Rotterdam and Amsterdam. The two routes described below are the quickest and most convenient between England and the Netherlands. ..."

4. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1894)
"BR to Rotterdam at the above fares, on giving 24 hrs. notice to the ... Railway Stations at Rotterdam. 1. The station at the Exchange (Station Beurs; PI. ..."

5. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"2.2 The port of Rotterdam Recent developments Rotterdam, with 322 Mt of incoming and outgoing goods (throughput) in 2000, is the world's largest port ..."

6. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"From Rotterdam to The Hague, Leyden, Haarlem, and Amsterdam. ... To the left, as we quit Rotterdam, appears Ot¡d-Delfshaven on the Maas, with 13000 inhab., ..."

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