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A city of east-central Netherlands on the Ijssel River east-northeast of Utrecht. A member of the Hanseatic League, it was a noted center of piety and learning during the Middle Ages.


(ˈdeɪvəntə; Dutch ˈdeːvəntər)
(Placename) an industrial city in the E Netherlands, in Overijssel province, on the River IJssel: medieval intellectual centre; early centre of Dutch printing. Pop: 88 000 (2003 est)


(ˈdeɪ vən tər)

a city in E Netherlands. 66,062.
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AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has signed an agreement which will see its Deventer site in the Netherlands transformed into a chemistry and technology innovation hub.
Human care company Elekta AB (STO:EKTAB) announced on Tuesday that its Esteya electronic brachytherapy system has been used by Radiotherapy Group clinicians in Deventer, for the first time to treat a female patient in her late fifties with two basal cell carcinomas next to her nostril.
JAN VAN DEVENTER will take over as head coach at Chester from the start of pre-season training.
Under the plans, the production activities currently carried out in Deventer will be moved to other existing production facilities in Europe, North America and China over the next three years.
Ltd, has moved its European headquarters in Deventer, The Netherlands.
A statement read: "Supporters of Blackburn were involved in rioting in Deventer on Friday and on Saturday there was a confrontation with fans of NEC Nijmegen.
The Dutch had managed to score 118 for the loss of three wickets at Sportpark Het Schootsveld, Deventer, before rain curtailed the opening day on Monday.
THIS a game we should have won and I am very disappointed with the end result, said Jan Van Deventer after his side''s one point defeat away to Morley last week.
Enhanced with an informed and informative essay by David Rains Wallace providing context and background, "Rare Botanical Legacy: The Contributions of Ruby and Arthur Van Deventer" is a beautifully produced, 160-page compendium of 128 full color illustrations collected by Ruby Van Deventer and superbly drawn by Arthur Van Deventer representing more than 120 botanical plants of California's North Coast area.
Dr Nivesh Sewlall, who admitted and treated the first victim, Cecilia van Deventer, said she was put directly into isolation as a standard precaution with full infection control protocols followed.
Fly-half Stephen Nutt converted just one of four penalty attempts, but Coventry hooker Chris Whitehead was sin binned on 23 minutes and Park were leading 15-14 by the time he returned through tries from Jon Skurr and Jan Van Deventer, one converted by Nutt.
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