friesland friesland

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the western part of the ancient region of Frisia in northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt river and the Weser river; part of this region is now a province in the Netherlands
  2. (n) one of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands

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  • Dutch manure silo fall kills 3 farmworkers

    AMSTERDAM — Dutch police say three farmworkers have died and a fourth has been critically injured after they fell into a silo filled with manure for use as fertilizer in the northern town of Makkinga. Provincial police in Friesland, where the town is located, tweeted that it wasn't clear what caused the fall Wednesday. The victims' identities won't be released until their families have been ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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