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A city of eastern Netherlands on the lower Rhine River east-southeast of Utrecht. In World War II British airborne troops suffered a major defeat here in September 1944.


(Placename) a city in the E Netherlands, capital of Gelderland province, on the Rhine: site of a World War II battle. Pop: 142 000 (2003 est)


(ˈɑrn hɛm, ˈɑr nəm)

a city in the central Netherlands, on the Rhine River: World War II battle 1944. 128,717.
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Noun1.Arnhem - a city in the central Netherlands on the lower Rhine RiverArnhem - a city in the central Netherlands on the lower Rhine River; site of a battle in 1944 during World War II
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
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The requested services include the maintenance, inspection, delivery, installation and certification of fire protection installations and equipment and related components to the buildings in the arnhem property portfolio in accordance with nen 2654 part 1, 2 and 3 and documents drawn up according to the ccv.
Lance Corporal Raymond Halliday served in the Border Regiment when he was killed during the Battle of Arnhem in Holland.
FROM Stamford Bridge to the Arnhem Road Bridge, life in Holland has been an education on and off the pitch for young England midfielder Lewis Baker.
Youngsters from Christ The King Under-14s and Coundon Court Girls Under-13s have entered the Arnhem Bridge Cup which is once again being hosted in the Dutch city of Arnhem this weekend.
A SOLDIER killed at Arnhem used to work in one of the Colne Valley's biggest mills and is fondly remembered by a man who used to work with him.
1944: The British airborne invasion of Arnhem and Eindhoven in the Netherlands began as part of Operation Market Garden.
On Tuesday, September 16, I will lead a coach party from the North of England to attend the special Arnhem Ceremonies, including a parachute drop at Ginkel Heath.
IN September, three months after the 70th anniversary of D-Day, it will be the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.
THE 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem will be commemorated at Liverpool's Pier Head with a special memorial event this Friday.
Exploring the Legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition Martin Thomas and Margo Neale (eds) 2011 ANU E Press, Canberra, xvi, 471pp.
Being a serviceman in Germany in the 50s-60s my wife and I used to visit Nijmegen and Arnhem fairly often.
Focusing on all aspects of the fighting in and around Arnhem, Holland, but not the wider Operation Market Garden, author Middlebrook, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, analyzes the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944, seeking answers to what went wrong in the last major defeat suffered by the British Army.