Amersfoort


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Amersfoort

(ä`mərsfōrt), city (1994 pop. 110,117), Utrecht prov., central Netherlands. It is a transportation and manufacturing center. Points of interest include a 14th-century water gate, the 15th-century Gate of Our Lady, and the old town, which has medieval houses. Johan van Oldenbarneveldt, the Dutch statesman, was born there in 1547.
References in periodicals archive ?
People in the town of Amersfoort have reacted positively, according to Tehrani, but he's not sure if everyone understands what the symbols signify.
121s off the leader's time, while in third was Laurens Vanthoor of Van Amersfoort Racing, who was 0.
It's the title of a design for a floating house at Amersfoort by architect Rik Lagerwaard, one of many look-worthy schemes to be found on the site.
The large arrow on this remarkable new sundial in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, always points to the Sun, even at night.
The work to be performed is located in the vathorst district within the municipal boundaries of the municipality of amersfoort.
This collection of 10 articles, edited by Amersfoort (military history, Netherlands Defense Academy and Amsterdam U.
Also, the management of ARCADIS Nederland, currently located in Amersfoort, plans to move to Arnhem and, together with its support staff, will occupy the vacated space in the Rijntoren, near the central station in Arnhem.
MIKHAIL YOUZHNY looks great value at 10-1 to win the Dutch Open in Amersfoort, which starts today.
An earlier project for an Amersfoort suburb (AR October 1996) reinterpreted the traditional patio house to create a hermetic bunker in the flat polder landscape.
Major organization : STICHTING ONDERWIJSGROEP AMERSFOORT