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Edam

(ādäm`), town (1994 pop. 25,640), North Holland prov., N central Netherlands, on the Markermeer; chartered 1357. It is a picturesque town that attracts many tourists. Edam is noted for its cheese.
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Edam

a town in the NW Netherlands, in North Holland province, on the IJsselmeer: cheese, light manufacturing. Pop.: 28 000 (2003 est.; includes Volendam)
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