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Low Countries

A region of northwest Europe comprising Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.

Low Countries

pl n
(Placename) the lowland region of W Europe, on the North Sea: consists of Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands

Low′ Coun`tries


n.pl.
the lowland region near the North Sea, forming the lower basin of the Rhine, Meuse, and Scheldt rivers, divided in the Middle Ages into numerous small states: corresponding to modern Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
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Noun1.Low Countries - the lowland region of western Europe on the North Sea: Belgium and Luxembourg and the Netherlands
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Translations
lage landen

Low Countries

n the Low Countriesi Paesi Bassi
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Its name literally translates to 'lower countries,' with one-third thereof lying below sea level.
In Soviet era, the countries acted on the principle of cooperation - upper countries reserved the water in winter for downstreaming it in summer for lower countries, and sustained electricity in winter, while others supplied the countries of upper reaches with energy resources.
Arab states remain among the lower countries in terms of GDP.

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