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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.

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

Fries•land

(ˈfriz lənd, -ˌlænd, ˈfris-)

n.
a province in the N Netherlands. 599,104; 1431 sq. mi. (3705 sq. km). Cap.: Leeuwarden.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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

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Friesland

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We thank Menno Hornman, Jeroen Nienhuis, Natasha Buijs, Hanna Hesselink, Hisko de Vries, Eckard Boot, Cor Oshaar, Jan Regeling, Jan Roelsma, Geert Hamstra, Marko Cortel, Rommert Cazemier, Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier, Natuurmonumenten, Rijkswaterstaat, Staatsbosbeheer, and Wetterskip Fryslan for kindly sharing data on wild bird deaths.
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.
For the sensitivity analyses, we used data collected by Community Health Services (GGD) of GGD Fryslan, GGD Gooi & Vechtstreek, GGD Hollands Midden, GGD Rotterdam-Rijnmond, GGD Zuid-Holland West, GGD Hart voor Brabant, GGD West Brabant, GGD Brabant Zuidoost, GGD Limburg Noord, and GGD Zuid Limburg.
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.
Additional funding for this paper was provided by the Province of Fryslan and the municipality of Leeuwarden.