netherlands netherlands  /ˈnɛ ðər ləndz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level

News

  1. Last seeds Stanislas Wawrinka, Jeremy Chardy move on in Netherlands

    S'HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 19 (UPI) -- Last remaining seeds Stanislaw Wawrinka of Switzerland and Frenchman Jeremy Chardy each won Wednesday, advancing to the Topshelf Open quarterfinals.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Boeing, Netherlands integrate helo logistics support

    VOLKEL, Netherlands, June 17 (UPI) -- A $60 million integrated contractor logistics support contract has been signed by Boeing and the Dutch Air Force, merging two separate helicopter supply chains.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Netherlands' Robin Haase kicks off Topshelf Open with victory

    S'HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 16 (UPI) -- Local favorite Robin Haase of the Netherlands rallied past Argentina's Leonardo Mayer Sunday, kicking off first-round action at the grass-court Topshelf Open.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: UPI

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Quotes

  1. "And we want to make more history in the final.Somebody will.Spain faces the Netherlands on Sunday at Soccer City in Johannesburg, ensuring a first-time champion. The Dutch, who beat Uruguay 3-2 on Tuesday night, have lost in their only two trips to...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: Financial News USA (press release)

  2. "Unbelievable. If you win the final, you make yourself immortal, at least in our country," Robben said. "It is 32 years since the Netherlands was in the final of a World Cup and we will do everything we can to take the cup back."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Arjen Robben Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "I suppose the press have made the Netherlands (the) favorite," Uruguay captain Diego Lugano said. "The Netherlands and Uruguay play differently but we are at this stage on merit and we'll just have to see what happens in the match."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Diego Lugano Source: The Associated Press

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