from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern Netherlands on the lower Rhine River east-southeast of Utrecht. In World War II British airborne troops suffered a major defeat here in September 1944. Population: 143,000.

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  • n. a city in the central Netherlands on the lower Rhine River; site of a battle in 1944 during World War II


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