Definition of Breda in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbreɪdə
A manufacturing town in the SW Netherlands; population 170,960 (2008). It is noted for the Compromise of Breda of 1566, a protest against Spanish rule over the Netherlands; the 1660 manifesto of Charles II (who lived there in exile), stating his terms for accepting the throne of Britain; and the Treaty of Breda, which ended the Anglo-Dutch war of 1665-7.

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