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07:03 Apr 26, 2005
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: schoutambt
De gemeente X is in haar huidige vorm ingesteld als “de maire Hasselterambt” op 21 oktober 1811 bij decreet van Napoleon en omvat het grondgebied van de voormalige schout-ambten Staphorst, IJhorst en Rouveen.
Renate van den Bos
Local time: 03:00
English translation:sheriff's district
Een schoutambt was het gebied waarin de schout zeggenschap had.
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Joost Simons
Local time: 03:00
Grading comment
Bedankt! Renate
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4 +7sheriff's district
Joost Simons



24 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
sheriff's district

Een schoutambt was het gebied waarin de schout zeggenschap had.

Joost Simons
Local time: 03:00
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Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Bedankt! Renate

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chris Hopley: Although 'sheriffdom' is perhaps better in a historical context; see also http://www.edenaar.nl/geschiedenis/schoutambt.html and http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/au_ft/status_page.jsp?unit...
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  -> Thanks for your addition, Chris. You're right.

agree  Mirjam Bonne-Nollen: with Chris
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agree  Arsen Nazarian
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agree  Lawyer-Linguist: with Chris
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