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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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