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A city of southern Netherlands south-southeast of Dordrecht. It was founded in the 11th century. Charles II of England lived here before the Restoration in 1660.
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(ˈbriːdə; Dutch breˈdaː)
(Placename) a city in the S Netherlands, in North Brabant province: residence of Charles II of England during his exile. Pop: 164 000 (2003 est)
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a city in the S Netherlands. 156,173.
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