Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A native or an inhabitant of the Netherlands or Holland, a kingdom of Europe situated near the North Sea, west of Germany and north of Belgium; an inhabitant of the Netherlands in an extended sense, including, besides the present kingdom, the former Spanish and Austrian Netherlands (now the kingdom of Belgium).
- n. a native or inhabitant of Holland
“I turned and found the so-called Netherlander, Van Weede, at my side, along with his two companions.”
“When he left the gloomy building, he was animated with the joyous conviction that he had not toiled in vain, and that the Netherlander was a lost man.”
“I grew in Dutch Reformed western Michigan with a propitious Netherlander name.”
“Moreover, the Pashley is certainly more of a ‘luxury item’, it is not made to withstand the insane abuses a Netherlander hurls at their bikes.”
“When a Netherlander tells you how much they appreciate Canadians for liberating Holland, tell them that their gratitude is misplaced.”
“The chief judge was a rotund, silver-haired Netherlander named Alphons Orie, who had served on the Dutch Supreme Court.”
“And if she had still carried a Kenyan passport that would have meant a clean sweep in the teams, but she's a Netherlander now.”
“The course was taught by a Netherlander, Oscar Lansen who is now at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte.”
“Van Wijk might know: Although regal and Netherlander, his firm is now a subsidiary of Jean-Cyril Spinetta's Air France-KLM.”
“If you're talking with a Netherlander, just don't refer to the country as Holland, unless you want a mini lecture on geography.”
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