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 (skē-däm′, sKHē-)
A city of southwest Netherlands, an industrial suburb of Rotterdam. Chartered in 1275, it is noted for its gin distilleries.
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(Dutch sxiːˈdɑm)
(Placename) a port in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province west of Rotterdam: gin distilleries. Pop: 76 000 (2003 est)
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a city in SW Netherlands. 71,280.
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My head grovelled in the ashes of an extinguished fire, while my feet reposed upon the wreck of a small table, overthrown, and amid the fragments of a miscellaneous dessert, intermingled with a newspaper, some broken glass and shattered bottles, and an empty jug of the Schiedam Kirschenwasser.
The card, sent by a Dutch friend from Schiedam, was posted to: Flow Know, Liverpool, England.
Police in the Netherlands wounded a Syrian man who tried to assault officers during an arrest at the suspect's apartment in the Dutch city of Schiedam. The man was reportedly heard yelling "Allahu Akbar" during the attack, which translates to "God is greatest" in Arabic.
Van Golden passed away in Schiedam, the quiet little town just outside Rotterdam where he spent most of his life with his wife and daughter; the latter served as the subject of a series of photographs van Golden took over time, from her birth to when she was eighteen.
The Northumberland firm has sent out well intervention equipment weighing more than 300 tonnes to Helix Energy Solutions, for installation in Schiedam in the Netherlands on the firm's chartered Siem Helix 1 vessel.
Magneto Special Anodes has operations in Schiedam, the Netherlands and Suzhou, China.
JOANNES NOLET first opened his family distillery's doors in Schiedam, Holland in 1691, and its traditions have passed down from father to son for 11 generations.
The construction of a production facility in Schiedam, The Netherlands, by Huisman offers the largest indoor lifting capacity in Europe--1,200 metric tons--and allows for fast installation, commission and testing of several products and systems, including five newly built pipelay systems.
SBM Schiedam, a Dutch division of SBM Offshore has chosen Proact for the delivery and implementation of a new Enterprise storage and back-up environment.
SBM Schiedam, a Dutch division of SBM Offshore NV (AMS:SBMO.AS), a producer of installations for the extraction and storage of oil and gas products, announced today the selection of Proact (STO:PACT.ST) for the delivery and implementation of a new enterprise storage and back-up environment.
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Ce retour aux origines peut aussi prendre la figure d'une ville: Schiedam. Anthony Zielonka montre que Huysmans visite cette ville en 1897 et en rapporte des impressions de voyage transcrites dans Sainte Lydwine de Schiedam en 1901.