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New Amsterdam   /nu ˈæmstərdˌæm/   Listen
New Amsterdam

noun
1.
A settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudson River and the southern end of Manhattan Island; annexed by the English in 1664 and renamed New York.






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"New Amsterdam" Quotes from Famous Books



... verses on various subjects ranging from prehistoric beasts to Bernard Shaw. The ballads are mock-heroic, parodies of the ballads of chivalry. In other verses the Puritans, the Dutch inhabitants of New Amsterdam are gently satirized. ...
— In a Little Town • Rupert Hughes



Words linked to "New Amsterdam" :   New York City, settlement, colony, New York, Greater New York



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