Share this entry

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.

Definition of Dutch East India Company in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

More words in this category

AA AAA ABC 2 Big Board CBC