Definition of Dutch capital
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dutch Capital
Literary usage of Dutch capital
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Australia by Frank George Carpenter (1904)
"BATAVIA THE dutch capital WE are walking along the wide canal which runs through the principal street of Batavia. On each side of us quaint houses, ..."
2. A Jayhawker in Europe by William Yoast Morgan (1911)
"The dutch capital THE HAGUE, Aug. 2. This is the capital of Holland and soon will be, in a way, of the civilized world. The first international peace ..."
3. The Far East Revisited: Essays on Political, Commercial, Social, and General by A. Gorton Angier (1908)
"There is room for further development, and what dutch capital cannot provide ... dutch capital does not receive as considerate treatment as it might have ..."
4. The Eclectic Complete Geography. by Bragg & Company Van Antwerp (1883)
"Batavia, on the Island of Java, is the dutch capital. ... What and where is the dutch capital ? Name another town on the same island. One on Sumatra. ..."
5. An Inquiry Into the Colonial Policy of the European Powers by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1803)
"... and continue to employ the Dutch fail- ors, and a little of the dutch capital. Part of the dutch capital, however, ..."