South Holland

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South Holland

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(Placename) a province of the SW Netherlands, on the North Sea: lying mostly below sea level, it has a coastal strip of dunes and is drained chiefly by distributaries of the Rhine, with large areas of reclaimed land; the most densely populated province in the country, intensively cultivated and industrialized. Capital: The Hague. Pop: 3 440 000 (2003 est). Area: 3196 sq km (1234 sq miles). Dutch name: Zuidholland

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n.
a province in the SW Netherlands. 3,208,414; 1287 sq. mi. (2906 sq. km). Cap.: The Hague. Dutch, Zuid-Holland.
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