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New" Am'ster•dam



Pronunciation: (am'stur-dam"), [key]
n.
1. a former Dutch town on Manhattan Island: the capital of New Netherland; renamed New York by the British in 1664.
2. a city in NE Guyana, on the Berbice River. 18,199.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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