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Schiedam

(skhē'däm`), city (1994 pop. 72,515), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse) River, near Rotterdam. It is famous for its gin, which is widely exported. There are also shipyards and factories that manufacture chemicals, glass, and lumber. The city's noteworthy structures include a 14th-century church, the 16th-century town hall, and the ruins of a 13th-century castle.

Schiedam

 

a port city in the Netherlands, in the province of South Holland; situated on the Maas River (a branch of the Rhine), near the city of Rotterdam. Population, 79,800 (1974). Industries include shipbuilding, electrical engineering, and the production of foodstuffs.

Schiedam

a port in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province west of Rotterdam: gin distilleries. Pop.: 76 000 (2003 est.)
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