Willemstad


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Wil·lem·stad

 (vĭl′əm-stät′)
The capital of Curaçao, located on the island's southern coast. Founded in 1634, it is a free port, tourist resort, and industrial center.

Willemstad

(Dutch ˈwɪləmstɑt)
n
(Placename) a port on the SW coast of Curaçao, and that island's capital; formerly the capital of the Netherlands Antilles until their dissolution in 2010: important for refining Venezuelan oil. Pop: 137 000 (2005 est)

Wil•lem•stad

(ˈvɪl əmˌstɑt)

n.
a seaport on the island of Curaçao, in the S West Indies: capital of the Netherlands Antilles. 50,000.
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The resorts are situated in downtown Oranjestad, the capital city of Aruba, and adjacent to the port and downtown Willemstad, the capital city of Curacao.
Founded in 1851, it is headquartered in Willemstad, Curacao.
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Although green in color and slimy in texture, eating kadushi is an ideal way to familiarize your taste buds to Curacaoas culture, especially at the Marsche Bieuw (The Old Market) in Willemstad.
Karwan Fatah-Black turns to the confrontation between the military and the urban free whites of Willemstad that occurred just before the 1795 slave revolt as well as in the year after the revolt.
The port of Willemstad was home to a small Dutch merchant elite, sailors, skilled slaves, large numbers of free colored slaves, and a prosperous community of Sephardic Jews who participated in semi clandestine trade and commerce for their livelihood.
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The ship leaves Miami on December 10 calling at Falmouth, Oranjestad, Willemstad Curacao, Cristobal Panama and Cozumel (Mexico), pictured, before sailing back to Miami.
Ship leaves Miami on Dec 10 calling at Falmouth, Oranjestad, Willemstad Curacao, Cristobal Panama and Cozumel (Mexico), before sailing back to Miami.