- 1) the largest island in the Danish Archipelago, situated between the Cattegat and the Baltic, being 81 m. long and 67 m. broad, with COPENHAGEN (q.v.) on the E. coast; the surface is nearly everywhere fiat, and agriculture and cattle-rearing the chief industries.2) (213), a province of the Netherlands, formed chiefly of islands, of which WALCHEREN (q.v.) is one, constituting a delta as if formed by the Maas and Scheldt; great part of it is reclaimed from the sea.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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