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  • proper n. A city, the administrative capital of the Netherlands.

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  • n. the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice

Etymologies

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From French transliteration (confusing with La Hague) of Dutch Den Haag, related to 's-Gravenhage, from des Graven hage (15th c.), literally, "the Count's hedge," i.e., the Count's hedge-enclosed hunting grounds. Originally, Die Hage, as first attested in 1242, akin to Old English haga "hedge, hawthorn."

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