Alkmaar



a city in the W Netherlands: cheese market.
Historical Examples

After raising the siege of Alkmaar, they had invested Leyden and cut off all communication between the Dutch cities.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1-20 Various

In those days there was unbroken land from Alkmaar and Leiden to the Dollart.
The World Set Free Herbert George Wells

Cornelius van Drebbel, at Alkmaar, first employed cochineal for the production of scarlet in 1650.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various

Schiedam, Alkmaar, Edam and Monnikendam gave the same reply.
History of Holland George Edmundson

The whole process of Alkmaar chaffering is exceedingly perplexing and elusive.
A Wanderer in Holland E. V. Lucas

The citizens of Alkmaar were the first to defy this proclamation.
A Wanderer in Holland E. V. Lucas

This painter, an elder contemporary and precursor of Ruysdael, was born at Alkmaar.
A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, Volume I, Foreign Schools Various

To the east the towers of Utrecht are visible, and to the north glitter in the morning sun the red roofs of Zaandam and Alkmaar.
The Harris-Ingram Experiment Charles E. Bolton

There was now leisure for the General to devote his whole energies against the little city of Alkmaar.
The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 John Lothrop Motley

The example at Alkmaar possesses not only an imposing front with gable in three storeys, but a lofty tower with belfry.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various

noun
a city in the W Netherlands, in North Holland. Pop: 93 000 (2003 est)

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