Definición de polder en inglés:

polder

Saltos de línea: pol¦der
Pronunciación: /ˈpəʊldə
 
/

sustantivo

A piece of low-lying land reclaimed from the sea or a river and protected by dykes, especially in the Netherlands.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Much of the western part of the country is polders (low-lying lands) that have been reclaimed from the sea by dikes and dunes.
  • This was the result of the gradual accumulation of silt in the river bed, brought down from overcultivated, erosion-prone slopes up-river, and of the excessive building of dikes in the lake areas to protect newly reclaimed polders.
  • There are 3500 polders (areas of reclaimed land) in the Netherlands, so the Dutch clearly enjoyed playing God.

Origen

early 17th century: from Dutch, from Middle Dutch polre.

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