from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southwest Netherlands on the Rhine-Meuse delta south-southeast of The Hague. Chartered in 1328, it was a major commercial power during the 16th and 17th centuries and is today a thriving port accessible via canal to oceangoing vessels. The city was heavily bombed during World War II. Population: 584,000.
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- proper n. A city and port in The Netherlands.
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- n. the 2nd largest city in the Netherlands; located in the western Netherlands near the North Sea
River name Rotte + dam. (Wiktionary)