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Noun: Amsterdam  'am-stur,dam [N. Amer], ,am-stu'dam [Brit]
  1. An industrial centre and the nominal capital of the Netherlands; centre of the diamond-cutting industry; seat of an important stock exchange; known for its canals and art museum
    - Dutch capital, capital of The Netherlands

Type of: national capital

Part of: Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands

Encyclopedia: Amsterdam, Noord Holland