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The meaning of "Netherlands" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I would love to live in the Netherlands. I have been to Holland, well Amsterdam to be precise. It's a great city full of culture and stuff mean?
A: 🤔 The speaker likes the Netherlands and wants to live there.

Synonyms of "Netherlands" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between how close to Netherlands and how close to the Netherlands ?
A: The Netherlands are an exception. Most countries in English are referred to without “the” in their name. “Netherlands” was originally just a compound word, meaning “low lands” (they were called this because of their low elevation).
Basically, a long time ago, they were for all intensive purposes called “the Lowlands”, and it would sound strange if you said “I am close to Lowlands” because lowlands is just a common noun.

Anyway, you probably didn’t care for a history lesson lol but basically the first one is wrong and the second one is correct. :)
Q: What is the difference between the Netherlands and Holland ?
A: The Netherlands is the country​ and is made up of 12 provinces, the two most populous of which are North and South Holland.

Amsterdam is in Holland and the Netherlands. Eindhoven is in the Netherlands but not Holland.
Q: What is the difference between Netherlands and Holland ?
A: The Netherlands is the country and "Holland" is 2 of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE_IUPInEuc
Q: What is the difference between The Netherlands and Holland ?
A: Holland is a region and former province on the western coast of the Netherlands. The name Holland is also frequently used informally to refer to the whole of the country of the Netherlands. This usage is commonly accepted in other countries, and not entirely uncommon among the Dutch themselves, though some in the Netherlands and particularly in other regions of the country may find it undesirable or misrepresentative.
Q: What is the difference between Netherlands and Holland ?
A: The Netherlands is a country that has many provinces. Holland is one of them.

Translations of "Netherlands"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Netherlands
A: The Netherlands
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The Netherlands
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Netherlands
A: You would pronounce it like this:

Other questions about "Netherlands"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce The Netherlands .
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Q: the Netherlands ranked second in the world in 2012.

Is it correct?
A: To make it a complete thought, you would need to add what the Netherlands ranked second in:

The Netherlands ranked second in (the category) in the word in 2012.
Q: The Netherlands wants to pay people to cycle
Which is funny, because I would pay to be cycling in the Netherlands right now.

Is above 'cycle' different with 'cycling' of the second sentence?
A: If you mean by cycling as riding a bike, sure the meanings are the same.
Q: Hey I was just wondering, here in the Netherlands younger people say "chill" instead of "nice". Now since "chill" is an English word, is it also used in situations where you'd normally say something like "nice"? Thanks!
A: Not really, "Chill" is used more to mean "relaxed (to relax), "mellow", "cool"

"You're such a chill person, you don't let bad things get to you."
"I'm just chilling on the couch watching TV"
Q: Although how I want to see my Netherlands forefather's appearance, but he was passed away long time ago before I was born. So only can imagine by guess. does this sound natural?
A: Although I want to see my Dutch forefather's appearance, he passed away a long time ago before I was born, so I can only imagine what he looked like by guessing.

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