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We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign salute from a Dutch officer, nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence its first formal recognition.
Seth Low

Meaning of "Friesland" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FRIESLAND

Friesland  [ˈfriːzlənd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FRIESLAND

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Friesland is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FRIESLAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Friesland

Friesland

Friesland (Dutch pronunciation: ( listen); West Frisian: Fryslân ( listen)) or Frisia is a province in the northwest of the Netherlands. It is situated west of Groningen, northwest of Drenthe and Overijssel, north of Flevoland, northeast of North Holland, and south of the North Sea. In 2010, the province had a population of 646,000 and a total area of 5,749 km2 (2,220 sq mi). The capital and seat of the provincial government is the city of Leeuwarden (West Frisian: Ljouwert), a city with 91,817 inhabitants. Since 2009, John Jorritsma is the King's Commissioner in the province. A coalition of the Labour Party, the Christian Democratic Appeal, and the Frisian National Party forms the executive branch. The province is divided into 24 municipalities. The province itself, of which the north western area once was part of the ancient, larger region of Frisia. The official languages of Friesland are West Frisian and Dutch.

Definition of Friesland in the English dictionary

The definition of Friesland in the dictionary is a province of the N Netherlands, on the IJsselmeer and the North Sea: includes four of the West Frisian Islands; flat, with sand dunes and fens, canals, and lakes. Capital: Leeuwarden. Pop: 640 000. Area: 3319 sq km Official and Frisian name: Fryslân. Other definition of Friesland is an area comprising the province of Friesland in the Netherlands along with the regions of East Friesland and North Friesland in Germany.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FRIESLAND


Auckland
ˈɔːklənd
Cleveland
ˈkliːvlənd
England
ˈɪŋɡlənd
Falkland
ˈfɔːlklənd
Finland
ˈfɪnlənd
Greenland
ˈɡriːnlənd
holland
ˈhɒlənd
Iceland
ˈaɪslənd
Ireland
ˈaɪələnd
island
ˈaɪlənd
mainland
ˈmeɪnlənd
Oakland
ˈəʊklənd
Poland
ˈpəʊlənd
Portland
ˈpɔːtlənd
Roland
ˈrəʊlənd
Scotland
ˈskɒtlənd
Switzerland
ˈswɪtsələnd
Wayland
ˈweɪlənd
woodland
ˈwʊdlənd
Zealand
ˈziːlənd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FRIESLAND

Friendly Islands
friendly match
friendly society
Friends of the Earth
friendship
frier
fries
Friese-Greene
Friesian
frieze
friezelike
frig
frigate
frigate bird
frigatoon
Frigg
Frigga

WORDS THAT END LIKE FRIESLAND

Chatham Island
Christmas Island
Coney Island
desert island
Deutschland
Easter Island
Gippsland
grassland
Howland Island
Long Island
Norfolk Island
North Island
Pitcairn Island
Prince Edward Island
Queensland
Rhode Island
South Island
Staten Island
the South Island
Vancouver Island
Wake Island

Synonyms and antonyms of Friesland in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Friesland» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FRIESLAND

Find out the translation of Friesland to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Friesland from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Friesland» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

菲仕兰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Friesland
570 millions of speakers

English

Friesland
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Friesland
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فريزلاند
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Фрисландия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Friesland
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সেরা Friesland
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Friesland
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Friesland
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Friesland
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フリースラント州
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

프리 슬란 트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Friesland
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Friesland
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Friesland
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फ्रीसलँड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Friesland
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Friesland
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Fryzja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Фрисландия
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Friesland
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Friesland
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Friesland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Friesland
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Friesland
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Friesland

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FRIESLAND»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FRIESLAND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Friesland

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QUOTES WITH «FRIESLAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Friesland.
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Seth Low
We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign salute from a Dutch officer, nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence its first formal recognition.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FRIESLAND»

Discover the use of Friesland in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Friesland and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Three Vagabonds in Friesland, with a Yacht & a Camera
FRIESLAND. Terrible inundations occur even now and Friesland is one of the provinces to suffer most from them. In 1825, the major portion of North Holland was involved, with an appalling tale of death and destruction. Only ceaseless care ...
H. F. Tomalin, 1907
2
The Owl's Nest: Folktales from Friesland
Seven stories that show the particular flavor of Friesland, the most northern province of the Netherlands.
Dorothy Gladys Spicer, 1968
3
Dutch-Friesian Herd Book
S' Stoffel 2d. . Sigpersma's Grietje, . . S'persma's Tjerkwerd," . 12 22 Haitse Bonnema, Leeuwarden, Friesland. 16 12 S M. Boersma, Akkrum, Friesland 22 ! 1 jW A. Oosterbaan, Achlum, Friesland. . 22 22 J R. Rienstra. Parrega, Friesland .
‎1884
4
Netherlandish Books (NB) (2 Vols): Books Published in the ...
12647 Friesland. Ordonnancie ende instructie op tstuck vanden impost in Vriesland (20.12.1574). Leeuwarden, [Isebrandt ter Steghe], 1574. 4o. L241. TB 6039. 12648 Friesland. Copye. Vutschrijven ende getrouwe vermaninge van eenen ...
Andrew Pettegree, Malcolm Walsby, 2010
5
A Pastoral Letter Against Fanaticism, Address'd to the ...
Translated from the Original Dutch. (Which May Serve as an Excellent Antidote Against the Principles of Enthusiasts and Fanaticks in General, and the Herrnhuters Or Moravians in Particular) Johannes Stinstra. this Word without having a clear ...
Johannes Stinstra, 1753
6
Medieval Germany: An Encyclopedia
The legal provisions laid down in the Lex Frisionum concern West Lauwers Friesland, divergent provisions for the Frisian territories between the Vlie and the Sincfal (at the current Dutch-Belgian border on the Flemish coast) and between the ...
John M. Jeep, 2001
7
Roman-Frisian law of the 17th and 18th century
Friesland (Lawful Constitutional Departmental Court of Friesland); this was followed in 1803 by the issue of new rules. Incorporation into the French Empire in 1811 brought to an end the existence of the once so illustrious court: the Court of ...
Jan H. A. Lokin, Ralf Zeppernick, Frits Brandsma
8
OECD Green Growth Studies Linking Renewable Energy to Rural ...
The Friesland Dairy Campus aims to find solutions to emerging challenges in the dairy sector in three main areas: globalisation, sustainability, and animal welfare. The Dairy Campus hosts the first biogas facility in the province. Locating the ...
OECD, 2012
9
Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: D-K
Frisians sk; Friesisch; Fries POPULATION: Approximately (2002e) 860,000 Frisians in northwestern Europe, 410,000 in Friesland in the Netherlands, another 300,000 in other parts of the Netherlands, and 150,000 in Germany and Denmark.
James Minahan, 2002
10
Multilingualism in European Bilingual Contexts: Language Use ...
JEHANNES YTSMA Sociolinguistic context Friesland (Fryslaˆn) is one of the 12 provinces in the Netherlands (Figure 6.1 and Figure 6.2). It is the only province that is officially bilingual, Friesland having been recognised as a bilingual territory ...
David Lasagabaster, Angel Huguet, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FRIESLAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Friesland is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Dutch cyclist spends Fourth of July seeing area
Bijma comes from a town of 450 people in Friesland, a province in the northwest of Holland. He is 69 and was part of the generation of ... «The Marysville Advocate, Jul 15»
2
Pre- Market News Review: ONEOK, (NYSE:OKE), United Parcel …
As the new center for UPS's activities in the region, it is the base for providing reliable logistics and transport services to customers in Friesland, ... «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
3
Working with the enera Consortium Younicos Deliveres Blueprint for …
The goal of enera, which comprises the counties of Aurich, Friesland and Wittmund, as well as the city of Emden, is to use intelligent ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
4
Sister of tragic Derby teacher Rob Lane pays tribute to her "inspiration"
Until his death last week, Mr Lane taught media, film studies and English at Friesland School, in Sandiacre, where he had worked for four years ... «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
Lessons learnt - Back to School with Allan Withington's Conducting …
His latest 'Conducting Course' - his seventh - once again took place in Leeuwarden, the pretty provincial city in the Friesland province of the ... «4barsrest.com, Jul 15»
6
Fonterra strengthens ties with the Netherlands
The state-of-the-art factory in Heerenveen, Friesland, has been developed in partnership with Dutch conglomerate A-Ware Food Group, which ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
7
Pre- Market News Review: United Parcel Service, (NYSE:UPS …
As the new center for UPS's activities in the region, it is the base for providing reliable logistics and transport services to customers in Friesland, ... «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
8
Rob Lane: Inquest opens into death of Derby teacher as more …
Until his death last week, Mr Lane taught media, film studies and English at Friesland School, in Sandiacre, and had previously taught at ... «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»
9
UPS Moves to New Facility in Heerenveen
As the new center for UPS's activities in the region, it is the base for providing reliable logistics and transport services to customers in Friesland, ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
10
Rob Lane: Support for pupils following mystery death of their Derby …
Peter Monk, head teacher at Friesland School in Sandiacre, where Rob Lane taught, said the 50-year-old had "a great sense of humour". «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»

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