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Dordrecht

(dôr`drĕkht) or

Dort

(dôrt), city (1994 pop. 113,394), South Holland prov., SW Netherlands, at the point where the Lower Merwede divides to form the Noord and Oude Maas (Old Meuse) rivers. An important rail junction and river port, it has shipyards and manufactures heavy machinery and chemicals. Founded in the early 11th cent., Dordrecht was the scene (1572) of the meeting of the Estates of Holland that proclaimed William the Silent stadtholder. Dordrecht has a 14th-century Gothic church (Groote Kerk) and an art museum.

Dordrecht

a port in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province: chief port of the Netherlands until the 17th century. Pop.: 120 000 (2003 est.)
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I moved over to Dortrecht 90 in Holland which was probably the best thing I could have done.
Rheological Fundamental at Polymer Processing, Kluwer, Dortrecht, The Netherlands (1995).
Erickson reveals that van Gogh's father and uncle were trained in the Groningen School of theology, a theology that was thoroughly Arminian and pietistic and that deviated sharply from the "orthodox" doctrinal Calvinism defined in part by the Canons of Dortrecht (1618), which is the "Christianity" that at least more closely resembles what most scholars have uncritically associated with van Gogh.
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