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WHAT DOES AMSTERDAM MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Amsterdam (English /ˈæmstədæm/; Dutch: ( listen)) is the capital city of and the most populous within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its status as the Dutch capital is mandated by the Constitution of the Netherlands though it is not the seat of the Dutch government, which is at The Hague (Den Haag). Amsterdam has a population of 810,909 within the city-proper, 1,108,297 in the urban region and 1,571,234 in the greater metropolitan area. The city is located in the province of North Holland (Noord Holland) in the west of the country. It comprises much of the northern part of the Randstad, one of the larger conurbations in Europe, with a population of approximately 7 million. Amsterdam's name derives from Amstelredamme, indicative of the city's origin as a dam of the river Amstel. Originating as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch Golden Age (17th century), a result of its innovative developments in trade. During that time, the city was the leading center for finance and diamonds.
The definition of Amsterdam in the dictionary is the commercial capital of the Netherlands, a major industrial centre and port on the IJsselmeer, connected with the North Sea by canal: built on about 100 islands within a network of canals. Pop: 737 000.
The translations of Amsterdam from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Amsterdam» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMSTERDAM» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Amsterdam» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Amsterdam» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Amsterdam
10 QUOTES WITH «AMSTERDAM»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word Amsterdam.
I'm scared of audiences. One show in Amsterdam I was so nervous, I escaped out the fire exit. I've thrown up a couple of times. Once in Brussels, I projectile vomited on someone. I just gotta bear it. But I don't like touring. I have anxiety attacks a lot.
I used to teach improv courses in Amsterdam where we would do team-building exercises, and they can go south very quickly.
Amsterdam has more than 150 canals and 1,250 bridges, but it never seems crowded, nor bent and bitter from fleecing the tourist.
I just got back from Switzerland, which I've never been to. I went to Switzerland and Amsterdam.
I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch.
I am a village boy, and Amsterdam for me was always the big town.
I think Amsterdam is to Holland what New York is to America in a sense. It's a metropolis, so it's representative of Holland, but only a part of it - you know, it's more extreme, there's more happening, it's more liberal and more daring than the countryside in Holland is.
Alice Morse Earle
There is something inexpressibly sad in the thought of the children who crossed the ocean with the Pilgrims and the fathers of Jamestown, New Amsterdam, and Boston, and the infancy of those born in the first years of colonial life in this strange new world.
In Amsterdam, the river and canals have been central to city life for the last four centuries.
From the Berlin tenement reform law of 1897 to H. P. Berlage's plan for Amsterdam South of 1917, designers and theorists in Germany and Holland moved toward the development of a perimeter residential block that would preserve the plastic continuity of the street while opening up the resultant courtyard for use as an enclosed semi-public space.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMSTERDAM»
Discover the use of Amsterdam in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Amsterdam and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
What happens in the aftermath of her funeral has a profound and shocking effect on all her lovers' lives, and erupts in the most purely enjoyable fiction Ian McEwan has ever written. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ian McEwan, 2010
Murder in Amsterdam: Liberal Europe, Islam, and the Limits ...
A revelatory look at what happens when political Islam collides with the secular West Ian Buruma 's Murder in Amsterdam is a masterpiece of investigative journalism, a book with the intimacy and narrative control of a crime novel and the ...
Ian Buruma, 2007
Rick Steves' Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels
The self-guided tours in this book will lead you on bike rides over cobblestone streets and on cruises through charming canals. Stop to smell the tulips as you hike past whirring windmills.
Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw, 2013
Imagining Global Amsterdam: History, Culture, and Geography ...
Imagining Global Amsterdam gaat over het beeld van Amsterdam in film, literatuur, visuele kunst en in het moderne stedelijke discours, in het bijzonder in de context van de mondialisering.
Marco de Waard, 2012
A Little Trouble in Amsterdam Level 2 ...
But they can't prove anything and nobody will believe them. This paperback is in American English. Audio recordings of the text are available on our website at: www.cambridge.org/elt/discoveryreaders/ame
Richard MacAndrew, Nicholas Tims, 2010
Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and ...
Perhaps the most informative chapter in the book covers the extraordinarily diverse religious life of these Protestant Germans, which, while dominated by the Lutheran and Reformed churches, also accommodated Moravians, Mennonites, Brethren, ...
Samuel S. Purple, 2009
The Amsterdam Connection Level 4
Modern, original fiction for learners of English.
Sue Leather, 2001
Life in New Amsterdam
An overview of life from 1624 to 1664 in New Amsterdam, a Dutch colony which was the first settlement along the Hudson River Valley in New York state and which grew to be New York City.
Laura Fischer, 2003
Get Lost!: The Cool Guide to Amsterdam)
The new, 11th edition sizzles with the freshest and most exciting things to do in Amsterdam. Opinionated, but never irreverent, Get Lost! remains the only guide to cover Amsterdam's underground culture accurately and extensively.
John Sinclair, 2013
Urban Achievement in Early Modern Europe: Golden Ages in ...
Comparative urban history examines early modern economic and cultural achievements in Antwerp, Amsterdam, and London.
Patrick O'Brien, 2001
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMSTERDAM»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Amsterdam is used in the context of the following news items.
This restaurant concept could be coming to the Triad
Fast Casual magazine has named Amsterdam Falafelshop to its "Top 100 Movers & Shakers” list. The restaurant came in at No. 50, Sharoff ... «Triad Business Journal, Jul 15»
Easyjet A319 at Amsterdam on Jul 5th 2015, engine vibrations
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZFP performing flight U2-4994 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy), was in ... «The Aviation Herald, Jul 15»
Residents beaten with hammers in two Amsterdam home invasions
Several men invaded a home in Eerste Kekerstraat in Amsterdam-Zuidoost around 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. They beat two residents with a ... «NL Times, Jul 15»
Transavia B738 at Amsterdam on Jul 4th 2015, bird strike
A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HSD performing flight HV-131 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Dalaman (Turkey), departed ... «The Aviation Herald, Jul 15»
Tilburg, Amsterdam produce most solar power
Amsterdam, Zwolle and Sudwest Fryslan have the largest capacity to generate solar energy. But per resident, Amsterdam is on 390th place in ... «NL Times, Jul 15»
Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Amsterdam native Kirk Douglas, dies at 92
LOS ANGELES — Diana Douglas, the first wife of Amsterdam native Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday in Los ... «The Daily Gazette, Jul 15»
Local Roundup: Amsterdam Mohawks top Glens Falls in 10th-inning …
AMSTERDAM >> Scott Manea's bases-loaded single drove in Riley Mahan for the game-winning run in Amsterdam's 4-3 victory over Glens ... «The Saratogian, Jul 15»
Saddle-sore Stevenage cyclists are already limbering up for their …
Neil Trebble, Andy Medlock, Keith Stewart, Steve Watkins and Stephen Hibberd cycled from The Lamex Stadium to Amsterdam earlier this ... «Comet 24, Jul 15»
Amber Heard is a vision in a vintage green dress on Amsterdam …
When in Amsterdam! Amber Heard spent a relaxing day in the Dutch city as she meandered through the streets on a bike on Thursday. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
The Butcher is a cross between a takeaway shop and diner …
FORGET the red light district, the shops of The Nine Streets and the flower markets, and head off the tourist trail to one of Amsterdam's hippest ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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