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American English: /ˈpoʊldər/
British English: /ˈpəʊldə/

Translation of polder in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • 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.
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