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Amsterdam vs. York

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Amsterdamnoun

a large city which is an industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands.

Yorkverb

(cricket) to bowl a yorker at a batsman, especially to get a batsman out in this way.

Amsterdamnoun

an industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands; center of the diamond-cutting industry; seat of an important stock exchange; known for its canals and art museum

Yorkverb

(slang) To vomit.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam ( AM-stər-dam, UK also AM-stər-DAM, Dutch: [ˌɑmstərˈdɑm] (listen)) is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands; with a population of 872,680 within the city proper, 1,558,755 in the urban area and 2,480,394 in the metropolitan area. Found within the province of North Holland, Amsterdam is colloquially referred to as the , due to the large number of canals which form a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Amsterdam was founded at the Amstel, that was dammed to control flooding; the city's name derives from the Amstel dam.

‘Venice of the North’;

Yorknoun

the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose

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York

York is a cathedral city and unitary authority area, at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, in England. The city has long-standing buildings and structures, such as a minster, castle and ancient city walls.

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