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 (skē-däm′, sKHē-)
A city of southwest Netherlands, an industrial suburb of Rotterdam. Chartered in 1275, it is noted for its gin distilleries.


(Dutch sxiːˈdɑm)
(Placename) a port in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province west of Rotterdam: gin distilleries. Pop: 76 000 (2003 est)



a city in SW Netherlands. 71,280.
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My head grovelled in the ashes of an extinguished fire, while my feet reposed upon the wreck of a small table, overthrown, and amid the fragments of a miscellaneous dessert, intermingled with a newspaper, some broken glass and shattered bottles, and an empty jug of the Schiedam Kirschenwasser.
The Northumberland firm has sent out well intervention equipment weighing more than 300 tonnes to Helix Energy Solutions, for installation in Schiedam in the Netherlands on the firm's chartered Siem Helix 1 vessel.
Magneto Special Anodes has operations in Schiedam, the Netherlands and Suzhou, China.
JOANNES NOLET first opened his family distillery's doors in Schiedam, Holland in 1691, and its traditions have passed down from father to son for 11 generations.
The construction of a production facility in Schiedam, The Netherlands, by Huisman offers the largest indoor lifting capacity in Europe--1,200 metric tons--and allows for fast installation, commission and testing of several products and systems, including five newly built pipelay systems.
SBM Schiedam, a Dutch division of SBM Offshore has chosen Proact for the delivery and implementation of a new Enterprise storage and back-up environment.
SUMMARIES: LV County Championship - Div Two Grace Road Glam 256-v Leics Yorkshire Bank 40 - Group A Schiedam Netherlands v Northants abandoned TODAY: (11.
Anthony Zielonka montre que Huysmans visite cette ville en 1897 et en rapporte des impressions de voyage transcrites dans Sainte Lydwine de Schiedam en 1901.
Holland v Yorkshire At: Schiedam Holland Innings E S Szwarczynski c Brophy b Bresnan .
SUMMARIES: Second Test Colombo Sri Lanka 642-4 dec & 129-3 v India 707 match drawn LV County Championship - Div One The Rose Bowl Lancs 283 v Hants 287-6 Canterbury Kent 420 v Essex 194-6 Taunton Somset 517 v Notts 278-5 Div Two Cheltenham Glam 216 v Gloucs 145-5 Grace Road Leics 204 & 59-4 v Sussex 379 Lord's Surrey 167 & 110-6 v Midds 423 New Road Worcs 287 & 72-8 v Northants 158 Clydesdale Bank 40 - Group B Schiedam Holland 181-9 v Derbys 182-3 Derbys win by 7 wkts Second under-19 Test Scarborough Sri Lanka U19 317 & 224 v England U19 321 & 221-4 England U19 win by 6 wkts TODAY: (11.
The Dutch Tevopharm BV, Schiedam, will become Bosch Packaging Technology BV The Swiss Demaurex SA, Lausanne, will be called Bosch Packaging Technology SA.
Tracking the firm wasn't easy because it turned out to be based in Schiedam in, funnily enough, Holland.