from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt and Weser rivers. The Frisians, a Germanic people, were conquered by the Franks in the eighth century. A portion of the area is now a province, also called Friesland, of the northern Netherlands.
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- proper n. A province of The Netherlands.
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- n. one of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands
- n. the western part of the ancient region of Frisia in northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt river and the Weser river; part of this region is now a province in the Netherlands
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I believe no man thinks a goose to be more beautiful than a swan, or imagines that what they call a Friesland hen excels a peacock.
This is followed by The Hague (11.4) and Rotterdam (10.2), while in Friesland and Drenthe, the Islamic community makes up less than 2 percent of the population.
a swan, or imagines that what they call a Friesland hen excels a peacock.
Meuse and the territory and cities on the Moselle, on both sides of the Rhine, and in Jura, that is to say Friesland, the country of the
In other towns, especially in Friesland, which is the classical land of the art, there are clubs of men-and women-skaters who institute public races for prizes.
The province of Friesland, which is eighty-eight kilometers long, is protected by three rows of enormous palisades sustained by blocks of
Friesland, which is a very high and cragged land, and was almost clean covered with snow, so that we might see nought but craggy rocks and the tops of high and huge hills, sometimes (and for the most part) all covered with foggy mists.
Since arriving in Potya from Go Ahead Troglodytes of Friesland, the ball juggling man-thing from the land of the light fandango has set the republic alight with his mix of flair, pace and badly wired electrical appliances.
If you want it from all around the world, try some names from Friesland.
Then on Friday, Margriet and Ivy will pick me up in the car and take me to Lextalionis in Friesland.