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Batavian

(bəˈteɪvɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Batavia (a former name for Holland or Jakarta) or its inhabitants
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Batavia
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Batavia
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In the first place, the black tulip had been produced; secondly, the Prince William of Orange, as a true Hollander, had promised to be present at the ceremony of its inauguration; and, thirdly, it was a point of honour with the States to show to the French, at the conclusion of such a disastrous war as that of 1672, that the flooring of the Batavian Republic was solid enough for its people to dance on it, with the accompaniment of the cannon of their fleets.
Under the mild protection of the Batavian Government, they enjoyed already that freedom of religious worship, for which they had resigned so many comforts and enjoyments at home; but their hearts panted for a restoration to the bosom of their country.
com) and publisher of The Batavian and the Wyoming County Free Press, both online-only news sites in Western New York.
The book under review here, a collection of essays on the Batavian Republic (the Netherlands), the Helvetic Republic (Switzerland), and the various revolutionary regimes in Italy--especially the largest and most durable of them, the Cisalpine Republic--emphasizes constitutional theory, parliamentary practice, and the public sphere.
It starts with the VOC fortresses, scattered over the archipelago, and the luxurious mansions erected in the Batavian outskirts during the seventeenth century.
Blewett's use of the term "n***r minstrels" (12) in the context of Margaret making sense of comments about the Batavian "coloured gentleman" requires analysis.
The earliest good evidence for potehi performance in the Indies concerns the invitation of a Batavian potehi troupe in 1772 to Semarang.
They are a historical meditation in paint, Rembrandt's view of his nation before and after: Civilis as the rebellious Batavian past (AD 69) and the syndics as the orderly, controlled present.
Profiled by the likes of the Columbia Journalism Review, USA Today, and NPR, The Batavian website has been plausibly heralded as the future of post-newspaper local journalism.
1797: The Royal Navy won a crushing victory over the Batavian Republic (the Dutch Republic as a client state of revolutionary France) at the Battle of Camperdown, capturing 11 ships for the loss of none.
In the course of the century, the question of the Batavian origins of the Hollanders, so vital to Pontanus, became of mere formality of presentation in Commelin, the treatment of the Dutch Revolt fossilized, and the insistence on the cultural and confessional uniformity of the Amsterdamers evolved into consideration of cultural and confessional diversity as one of the city's key assets.