New Amsterdam


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New Amsterdam

A settlement established in 1624 by the Dutch at the mouth of the Hudson River on the southern end of Manhattan Island. It was the capital of New Netherland from 1626 to 1664, when it was captured by the British and renamed New York.

New Amsterdam

n
(Placename) the Dutch settlement established on Manhattan (1624–26); capital of New Netherland; captured by the English and renamed New York in 1664

New` Am′ster•dam

(ˈæm stərˌdæm)
n.
a former Dutch town on Manhattan Island: renamed New York by the British in 1664.
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Noun1.New Amsterdam - a settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan IslandNew Amsterdam - a settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island; annexed by the English in 1664 and renamed New York
Greater New York, New York, New York City - the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
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If ever a Holland Dutchman stepped out of a Rembrandt frame, Captain Van Horn was that one, despite the fact that he was New York born, as had been his knickerbocker ancestors before him clear back to the time when New York was not New York but New Amsterdam.
It has also expanded its portfolio with Camarena tequila, New Amsterdam gin and Dalmore scotch.
1664: The Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam was seized by the English and re-named New York, in honour of James, Duke of York, the future King James II.
1664: The Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam was seized by the English and renamed New York, in honour of James, Duke of York, the future King James II.
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The plan is to move the gold to Camp New Amsterdam by the beginning of 2022.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-July 15, 2016-Equinix invests USD113 million in new Amsterdam data center
A specialized VPS hosting and dedicated server hosting provider, Future Hosting, has announced that it has added a new Amsterdam facility to its vast global infrastructure portfolio.
UK-based UAV-focused aerospace services company Strat Aero plc has signed an option agreement to acquire 70% of the issued share capital of US-based marketing and sales company New Amsterdam Global Solutions LLC through a subsidiary, the company said on Thursday.
Caption: The Van Dien Home was built by descendants of Garret Van Dien from New Amsterdam.
New Amsterdam wants to encourage people to BYOB--not bring your own bottle, but be your own bartender.

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