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(Dutch ˈvlaːrdɪŋə)
(Placename) a port in the W Netherlands, in South Holland west of Rotterdam: the third largest port in the Netherlands. Pop: 74 000 (2003 est)
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(ˈvlɑr dɪŋ ən)

a city in the W Netherlands, at the mouth of the Rhine. 75,023.
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At Farm Landleven, brothers Adrie and Bert Vollering keep over 300 Holstein-Friesian animals, 220 which they milk and the rest are heifers and calves.The 1 million Euros (Sh119 million) worth of investment farm was started by Adrie and Bert's forefathers somewhere in Vlaardingen, in the south of The Netherlands.
The streets are in The Hague, Rotterdam, Groningen, Leeuwarden, Grijpskerk, Assen, Leiden, Heemstede, Tilburg, Vlaardingen, Maarssen and Nijmegen, as well as Amsterdam.
(2.) van Wezel AP, van Vlaardingen P, Posthumus R, Crommentuijn GH, Sijm DT.
Vulcanization was carried out by compression molding with a hot press from Fortijne Grotnes BV (AC Vlaardingen, the Netherlands) at a pressure of 10 MPa and an optimum cure time [t.sub.90] + 2 min.
The research, recently published in the Journal of Nutrition is the findings of a research group from Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen (The Netherlands), Quadt Consultancy BV (The Netherlands) and Food Files (Sweden).
At the sites of Vlaardingen, Rotterdam, Schiedam, Maasland and Gouda (Late Iron Age, 200-100 BC, and later) grass snake eggs were found in a context that could certainly be designated as agricultural, mostly in dung layers in or near farms where dung was used to consolidate farm floors.
The ships - Belgian vessel BNS Bellis and Dutch vessels HNLMS Vlaardingen, HNLMS Urk and HNLMS Schiedam - will be sailing in to the Port of Sunderland on Friday, and will be docked at Jubilee Quay until Monday to allow crew a resting period after carrying out intensive training ahead of a mine sweeping and detecting exercise to be held off the Scottish coast in October.
Everybody is standing in the street looking to the West," wrote high school student Arie de Jong from the fishing village of Vlaardingen. "One Lancaster roared over the town at 70 feet ...
LV Shipping is part of the Dutch owned LV Group based in Vlaardingen Holland.
Geographic and social "outsiders" are discussed in the form of commanders from non-VOC Chamber towns (the Meuse ports of Vlaardingen and Maassluis, the coastal village of Katwijk aan Zee, and the island of Texel) and naval officers of aristocratic backgrounds opting temporarily to transfer their services to the Company (chapters 7-8).
Consuming black tea improved attention and self-reported alertness in a human study conducted by Unilever R 'n' D, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands.