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Fries·land

 (frēz′lənd, -lănd′, frēs′-)
A region of northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt and Weser Rivers. The Frisians, a Germanic people, were conquered by the Franks in the eighth century. A portion of the area is now a province, also called Friesland, of the northern Netherlands.
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Friesland

(ˈfriːzlənd; Dutch ˈfriːslɑnt)
n
1. (Placename) a province of the N Netherlands, on the IJsselmeer and the North Sea: includes four of the West Frisian Islands; flat, with sand dunes and fens (under reclamation), canals, and lakes. Capital: Leeuwarden. Pop: 640 000 (2003 est). Area: 3319 sq km (1294 sq miles). Official and Frisian name: Fryslân
2. (Placename) an area comprising the province of Friesland in the Netherlands along with the regions of East Friesland and North Friesland in Germany
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Fries•land

(ˈfriz lənd, -ˌlænd, ˈfris-)

n.
a province in the N Netherlands. 599,104; 1431 sq. mi. (3705 sq. km). Cap.: Leeuwarden.
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Noun1.Friesland - the western part of the ancient region of Frisia in northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt river and the Weser riverFriesland - the western part of the ancient region of Frisia in northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt river and the Weser river; part of this region is now a province in the Netherlands
Frisia - an ancient region of northwestern Europe including the Frisian Islands
2.Friesland - one of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands
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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Friesland

[ˈfriːzlənd] NFrisia f
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Friesland

nFriesland nt
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Both Go-Ahead and Arriva operate bus and train services around the UK and abroad, with Arriva this week announcing it had been re-awarded the Northern Lines service, which links the Dutch provinces of Groningen and Fryslan with Lower Saxony, in Germany, until 2035.
Wetsus is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, the European Union European Regional Development Fund, the Province of Fryslan, the city of Leeuwarden, and by the EZ-KOMPAS Program of the "Samenwerkingsverband Noord-Nederland."
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The authors acknowledge funding from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, the European Regional Development Fund, the Province of Fryslan, the City of Leeuwarden, the EZ/Kompas programme of the "Samenwerkingsverband Noord-Nederland" and the European Union Seventh Framework Programme.
Following some earlier research into determinants of successful entrepreneurship, including some businesses in the tourist sector in the province of Fryslan in the Netherlands (Griep, 2009), it was therefore decided to conduct an explorative study of the Dutch tourist sector, in which different aspects of growth and continuity are related to the nature of enterprises and their growth strategies.
In 2004 her book of short stories It griisstiennen (Gray stones) was published by Utjouwerij Venus, and in 2007 her novel Skrik was published by Utjouwerij Fryslan. Schotanus is a critic and essayist for the Frisian cultural magazine De Moanne / Trotwaer and is active in the Frisian literary association It Skriuwersboun, where she directs Project Skriuw, which assists new Frisian writers in their literary efforts.