What is Dutch?

  • (noun): The people of the Netherlands.
    Example: "The Dutch are famous for their tulips"
    Synonyms: Dutch people
    See also — Additional definitions below


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First Anglo-Dutch War - Conduct of The War
... The Dutch diplomats realised what was at stake one of the departing ambassadors said, "The English are about to attack a mountain of gold we are about ... The first months of the war saw attacks by the English against the convoys of the Dutch ... Blake was sent with 60 ships to disrupt Dutch fishing in the North Sea and Dutch trade with the Baltic, leaving Ayscue with a small force to guard the Channel ...
First Anglo-Dutch War - Aftermath
... now for the first time Cromwell came to understand that the Dutch hadn't the slightest inclination to join the Commonwealth ... a military alliance against Spain, promising to repeal the Navigation Act in return for Dutch assistance in the conquest of Spanish America ... two of which were utterly unacceptable to the Dutch that all Royalists had to be expelled and that Denmark, the ally of the Republic, should be abandoned in its ...
History Of The British Virgin Islands - 1672 - British Colonisation
... under British control in 1672, at the outbreak of the Third Anglo-Dutch War, and have remained so ever since ... The Dutch averred that in 1672 Willem Hunthum put Tortola under the protection of Colonel Sir William Stapleton, the English Governor-General of the ... the Territory, but before leaving the island, he destroyed the Dutch forts and removed all their cannon to St ...
... Zeelandic (Zeêuws in Zeelandic, Zeeuws in Dutch) is a regional language spoken in the Dutch province of Zeeland and on the South Holland island of Goeree-Overflakkee ... Commonly considered a Dutch dialect, it has notable differences mainly in pronunciation, but also in grammar and vocabulary, which set it clearly ...
Dutch - Other Uses
... Dutch, the magazine, a magazine in English about the Netherlands and the Dutch Dutch (film), a 1991 American comedy starring Ed O'Neill Dutch A Memoir of Ronald Reagan, a 1999 ...

More definitions of "Dutch":

  • (noun): The West Germanic language of the Netherlands.
  • (adj): Of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture.
    Example: "Dutch painting"; "Dutch painters"

Famous quotes containing the word dutch:

    Paradise endangered: garden snakes and mice are appearing in the shadowy corners of Dutch Old Master paintings.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    The French courage proceeds from vanity—the German from phlegm—the Turkish from fanaticism & opium—the Spanish from pride—the English from coolness—the Dutch from obstinacy—the Russian from insensibility—but the Italian from anger.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    Too nice is neighbor’s fool.
    —Common Dutch saying, trans by Johanna C. Prins.