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IJsselmeer

Syllabification: IJs·sel·meer
Pronunciation: /ˈīsəlˌmer
 
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Definition of IJsselmeer in English:

A shallow lake in the northwestern Netherlands that was created in 1932 when a dam was built across the entrance to the old Zuider Zee. Large areas have since been reclaimed as polders.

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