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pol·der

 (pōl′dər)
n.
An area of low-lying land, especially in the Netherlands, that has been reclaimed from a body of water and is protected by dikes.

[Dutch, from Middle Dutch.]

polder

(ˈpəʊldə; ˈpɒl-)
n
(Physical Geography) a stretch of land reclaimed from the sea or a lake, esp in the Netherlands
[C17: from Middle Dutch polre]

pol•der

(ˈpoʊl dər)

n.
a tract of low land, esp. in the Netherlands, reclaimed from the sea and protected by dikes.
[1595–1605; < Dutch]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polder - low-lying land that has been reclaimed and is protected by dikes (especially in the Netherlands)
land, soil, ground - material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
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The acquisitions might even give Polder new opportunities, she added.
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Pacha Du Polder faces seven rivals today, including Big Fella thanks, who is now 14 but has run in four Grand Nationals, finishing fourth at Aintree in 2010.
And Pendleton is drawing on her success on two wheels ahead of the Betfair Switching Saddles Foxhunters' Chase, in which Pacha Du Polder faces seven rivals.
Pacha Du Polder was making it six Nicholls victories in the Grade Three handicap since Cornish Sett dead-heated in 2006 and this was also the biggest moment in 25-year-old rider Ryan Mahon's career.
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Pendleton (above), who enjoyed a clear round at a Suffolk point-to-point yesterday, is set to ride Pacha Du Polder at Wincanton in nine days' time, and the champion trainer said: "Obviously, March 2 is an important day.
Pacha Du Polder was making it six Nicholls victories in the Grade Three handicap since Cornish Sett dead-heated back in 2006, and this was also the biggest moment in 25-year-old rider Ryan Mahon's career.
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Pendleton's ambitious bid to compete at next month's meeting met with a setback in Norfolk when she was unseated from her intended Foxhunter mount Pacha du Polder at the seventh fence.
The dual Olympic cycling medallist's mount Pacha Du Polder -- the horse she intends to ride in the Foxhunter Chase at next month's Cheltenham Festival -- started the 8-13 favourite.