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Definition of Amsterdam

  • a large city which is an industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands.
  • an industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands; center of the diamond-cutting industry; seat of an important stock exchange; known for its canals and art museum

How to use amsterdam in a sentence. Amsterdam pronunciation.

It has been said that when the Emperor had decided on the union of Holland and France, King Louis resolved to defend himself in the town of Amsterdam to the last extremity, and to break the dikes and inundate the whole country if necessary, in order to arrest the invasion of the French troops.
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The decorations of the banquet hall showed the, arms of the forty-nine good cities, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, being placed first, and the forty-six others in alphabetical order.
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Some are in Amsterdam, some are in Paris, some live in Switzerland.
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In Holland they enjoyed the same privileges as other sects, and had a following in Amsterdam, Haarlem, Rotterdam, Leyden, etc.
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At Amsterdam, they joined in the meeting of the "societies" established under Moravian influences, and from there proceeded to Cologne, and up the Rhine to Frankfort.
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On the excuse of a leisurely contemplated tour, I can have the rich Jew brokers of Amsterdam and Frankfort, with their agents in Cairo and Constantinople, divide up the jewels among the foreign crown-heads.
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Der Papst soll Nachricht haben, Amsterdam sei von den Preussen eingenommen.
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One is from the Lorraine at Atlantic City and the other from the Hotel Amsterdam of New York.
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It was addressed to Dawson at the Hotel Amsterdam.
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I wish you would keep an eye on the Hotel Amsterdam while I am gone, Walter, and meet me here, to-morrow.
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All that I was able to learn at the Hotel Amsterdam was that a man with a Van Dyke beard had stung the office with a bogus check, although he had seemed to come well recommended.
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Then I related my experience at the Amsterdam. "The same fellow," ejaculated Kennedy.
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The rest of the afternoon we spent in canvassing the drug stores in the vicinity of the Amsterdam, Kennedy's idea being that if Dawson was a habitual morphine fiend he must have replenished his supply of the drug in New York, particularly if he was contemplating a long journey where it might be difficult to obtain.
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The assertors of the authenticity of the document claim that it was found in the chest of a lodge at Amsterdam in 1637, and afterwards regularly transmitted from hand to hand until the year 1816, when it was presented to Prince Frederick of Nassau, through whom it was at that time made known to the masonic world.
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For the rest of his long life Swedenborg gave himself with unremitting labor but with a saving calm to this commanding cause, publishing his great Latin volumes of Scripture interpretation and of theological teaching at Amsterdam or London, at first anonymously, and distributing them to clergy and universities.
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And now there are Dutchmen down here from Amsterdam learning how to print books and paint pictures.
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This Dutch translation was published at Amsterdam in 1682, by J. Tenhoorn.
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After the Amsterdam edition of 1659, where for the first time appears 'The Alphabet of the French Author,' comes the Elzevire edition of 1663.
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In 1711 he published an edition of Rabelais at Amsterdam, through Henry Bordesius, in five duodecimo volumes.
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The Abbe de Massy's edition of 1752, also an Amsterdam production, has made use of Le Duchat's but does not take its place.
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Examples of Amsterdam

Example #1
The annoyances he experienced on the throne, where he had been placed against his will, added to his domestic troubles, made him evidently very unhappy, and all who knew him pitied him sincerely; for King Louis was an excellent master, and an honest man of much merit.
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Prince Louis was habitually sad and melancholy.
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After the banquet their Majesties took their places in the concert hall; and at the conclusion of the concert they repaired to the throne room, where all invited persons formed a circle.
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A brilliant concert and a sumptuous banquet had been tendered them by the city of Paris.
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I wish I understood French a little better.
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Within the next few weeks, for certain, the last chapter of Mr. Poole's book will be passed for press, and then we shall go abroad and shall visit all the great men in Europe.