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

  • A city of central Netherlands southeast of Amsterdam. It is a manufacturing and broadcasting center. Population: 83,700.


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  • But it was a collectable card game, and the only place where we could buy more cards was at this special games shop in Hilversum.

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  • Hilversum, which is in Holland, about 40 minutes outside of Amsterdam.

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  • I had no idea that the Telefunken company still existed - I assumed they only made radios that could tune to 'Hilversum'.

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  • The Log House is located in The Netherlands, Hilversum, and it was built in order to house a music-study environment for music-entertainer Hans Liberg.

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  • Mr. van den Berg was born in 1953 in Hilversum in the Netherlands.

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  • Binnendijk, De tabernakel (Hilversum: Evangelische Omroep, 1981); R. P. Daniel, Gods tent in de woestijn (Apeldoorn: Medema, 1981); B. R. Hicks, Precious Gem in the Tabernacle (Jefferson, IN: Christ Gospel Press, 1972).

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  • J. J. Glashouwer and W. J. Ouweneel, Het ontstaan van de Bijbel Hilversum: Evangelische Omroep, 1998, 145; Archer, Survey of Old Testament, 111–14.

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  • Later this month in Amsterdam, during a lifetime-achievement award ceremony for Dutch film director Anton Corbjin, Mr. Ingman will conduct the Hilversum Metropole Orchestra, performing excerpts from his work on Mr. Corbjin's film "The American," starring George Clooney.

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  • "There, Peter ... robots again," said Carl Vertieden, who, like his friend, came from Hilversum.

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  • The Iraq Platform's Faisel Nasser (he represented 50,000 displaced Iraqi nationals living in Holland) and I spent the days leading up to that Saturday riding around the Dutch media village in Hilversum.

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