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18:48 Jun 5, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: Breda
Breda is my name and it's also a town in the Netherlands therefore I thought it might mean something it Dutch.
Breda Lund
English translation:Breda
Explanation:
The name of the city of Breda is a contraction of the words "Brede" [wide] and "Aa" (a river). It grew up around a stronghold built by a nobleman at the confluence of the rivers Mark and Aa. Breda acquired city rights in 1252 and became a walled city early in the 14th century. It is located in the Southern province of Brabant and currently has a population of arouned 160,000.
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Ineke Hardy
Netherlands
Local time: 20:57
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Breda


Explanation:
The name of the city of Breda is a contraction of the words "Brede" [wide] and "Aa" (a river). It grew up around a stronghold built by a nobleman at the confluence of the rivers Mark and Aa. Breda acquired city rights in 1252 and became a walled city early in the 14th century. It is located in the Southern province of Brabant and currently has a population of arouned 160,000.


    Reference: http://www.breda.nl/
Ineke Hardy
Netherlands
Local time: 20:57
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 59

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