Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. NEDH-ər-ləndz  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From English nether meaning "lower" and land, referring to the low-lying position of the country. This is the name of a country in northwestern Europe. It is sometimes called Holland in English, though this is properly one of its subregions. In English it is usually referred to using the definite article, the.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNiderlandiya(Bulgarian) Nederlandene(Danish) Nederland(Dutch) Niederlande(German) Nederland(Norwegian) Niderlandy(Russian) Nederländerna(Swedish) Niderlandy(Ukrainian)


Entry added February 28, 2019