Dutch Submitted Place Names

Dutch names are used in the Netherlands and Flanders. See also about Dutch names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AMSTEL   (River)   Dutch
Derived from Old Dutch Aeme stelle meaning "area abounding with water"
AMSTERDAM   (Settlement)   Dutch
Newer form of Aemstelredamme, first recorded in 1275. The name is derived from Amstel, the name of a river running through the city, and dam "dam".
BERGEN   (Settlement)   Dutch, Norwegian, German
Newer form of Bjǫrgvin, a combination of Old Norse bjarg "mountain" and vin "meadow". This is the 2nd largest city in Norway.
EDAM   (Settlement)   Dutch
ITHAQUE   (Island)   French, Dutch
French and Dutch form of Ithaca.
TALLINN   (Settlement)   Estonian, English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish
Capital of Estonia and previously known as Reval until 1918. The meaning of the name is uncertain, but it is believed to be derived from Estonian Taani-linn(a) meaning "Danish castle" or "Danish town".
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