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Rijswijk

(rīs`vīk), city (1994 pop. 46,807), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, near The Hague. It has varied industries. The Treaty of Ryswick (see Ryswick, Treaty ofRyswick, Treaty of,
1697, the pact that ended the War of the Grand Alliance. Its signers were France on one side and England, Spain, and the Netherlands on the other. It was a setback for Louis XIV, who kept Strasbourg but lost most other conquests made after 1679.
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) was signed in 1697. The city was formerly spelled Ryswick.

Rijswijk

a town in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province on the SE outskirts of The Hague: scene of the signing (1697) of the Treaty of Rijswijk ending the War of the Grand Alliance. Pop.: 48 000 (2003 est.)
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