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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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