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Rotterdam

Line breaks: Rot¦ter|dam
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒtədam
 
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Definition of Rotterdam in English:

A city in the Netherlands, at the mouth of the River Meuse, 25 km (15 miles) inland from the North Sea; population 582,951 (2008). It is one of the world’s largest ports and a major oil refinery, with extensive shipbuilding and petrochemical industries.

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