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Dutch East India Company

Syllabification: Dutch East In·di·a Com·pa·ny

Definition of Dutch East India Company in English:

A Dutch trading company founded in 1602 to protect Dutch trading interests in the Indian Ocean. It was dissolved in 1799.

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