HyperDic: new_netherland

English > 1 sense of the expression New Netherland:
NOUNlocationNew Netherlanda Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam
English > New Netherland: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam; annexed by the English in 1664.
Instance ofcolony, dependencyA geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
Part ofNew York, New York State, Empire State, NY, N.Y.A Mid-Atlantic state

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