Definition of Capital of The Netherlands
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.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Holland, Kingdom Of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands
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Literary usage of Capital of The Netherlands
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1. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"Capital of the French department of Dyle, and alternated with The Hague as the capital of the Netherlands (1815-1830). 1830.—Brussels was the center of the ..."
2. The Works of Lord Macaulay: Complete by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1875)
"... which lies within sight of the Lion of Waterloo, when he received, late in the evening, intelligence that the capital of the Netherlands was in danger. ..."
3. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1864)
"... late in the evening, intelligence that the capital of the Netherlands was in danger. He instantly put his forces in motion, marched all night, and, ..."
4. Barnes's Complete Geography by James Monteith (1895)
"It is celebrated for cattle- raising, butter and cheese-making. 11. Hague (hag) is the capital of the Netherlands. 12. Amsterdam, the metropolis ..."
5. The Rise and Decline of the Netherlands: A Political and Economic History by J. Ellis Barker (1906)
"It contained in the latter year 800000 people.3 The capital of the Netherlands had no equal in the whole inhabited world, as regards trade, shipping, ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Invited to visit tho Burgundian court, they quit Santen, the capital of the Netherlands and Siegfried's birthplace, and, attended by a brilliant retinue, ..."