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A city of western Netherlands near the North Sea west of Amsterdam. Chartered in 1245, it is an industrial city best known as a flower-growing center and distribution point for bulbs, especially tulips.
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(Dutch ˈhaːrlɛm)
(Placename) a city in the W Netherlands, capital of North Holland province. Pop: 147 000 (2003 est)
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(ˈhɑr ləm)

a city in the W Netherlands, W of Amsterdam. 157,556.
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Indeed; he knew better than any one else at Haarlem or Leyden -- the two towns which boast the best soil and the most congenial climate -- how to vary the colours, to modify the shape, and to produce new species.
One evening he tied two cats together by their hind legs with a string about six feet in length, and threw them from the wall into the midst of that noble, that princely, that royal bed, which contained not only the "Cornelius de Witt," but also the "Beauty of Brabant," milk-white, edged with purple and pink, the "Marble of Rotterdam," colour of flax, blossoms feathered red and flesh colour, the "Wonder of Haarlem," the "Colombin obscur," and the "Columbin clair terni."
Just then the Tulip Society of Haarlem offered a prize for the discovery (we dare not say the manufacture) of a large black tulip without a spot of colour, a thing which had not yet been accomplished, and was considered impossible, as at that time there did not exist a flower of that species approaching even to a dark nut brown.
Seeing all these colonnades of bone so methodically ranged about, would you not think you were inside the great Haarlem organ, and gazing upon its thousand pipes?
In the chamber lighted by this window was a square table, covered with an old large-flowered Haarlem tapestry; in the center of this table was a long-necked stone bottle, in which were irises and lilies of the valley; at each end of this table was a young girl.
Come with me, friend John, and you shall help me deck the room with my garlic, which is all the war from Haarlem, where my friend Vanderpool raise herb in his glass houses all the year.
The group said it had formed a partnership with Carlyle European Real Estate Fund to acquire M3 Self Storage, which has six locations in Amsterdam and Haarlem. Safestore will invest five million euros (PS4.58m) for a 20% equity stake and expects a return on investment of 8% before transaction costs.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 2 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh shuttler Sai Charan Koya put up a brilliant performance to upset the top seed and storm into the pre-quarter-finals of the ongoing Dutch Junior International in Haarlem, the Netherlands on Friday.
WGS revealed that all MDR/XDR strains belonged to the European-American lineage (lineage 4); the Haarlem family was the most frequent (71.8%) (Figure 1).
Feeling somewhat fragile the morning after Amsterdam's lively annual King's Day celebrations, I did just that - taking the 15-minute rail trip to neighbouring Haarlem, a much smaller Dutch town with a character of its own.
JOHN LAW ENJOYS A COLOURFUL CITY BREAK IN AMSTERDAM AND HAARLEM SSt HmG( St Bavokerk towers over Haarlem's medieval Grote Markt (Picture Hans Guldemond Photography) GP ASY to reach and easily explored on foot, Amsterdam is the perfect place for a fun break.
Frans Hals and the Moderns 13 October-24 February 2019 Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem