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A historical region of southwest Netherlands bordering on Belgium and the North Sea. It has been a part of Holland since the 1200s.
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Zeeland(Dutch ˈzeːlɑnt; English ˈziːlənd)
(Placename) a province of the SW Netherlands: consists of a small area on the mainland together with a number of islands in the Scheldt estuary; mostly below sea level. Capital: Middelburg. Pop: 378 000 (2003 est). Area: 1787 sq km (690 sq miles)
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Zee•land(ˈzi lənd; Du. ˈzeɪˌlɑnt)
a province in the SW Netherlands, consisting largely of islands. 355,501; 1041 sq. mi. (2695 sq. km).
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