Gorinchem


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Gorinchem

(gôr`ĭnkhəm) or

Gorkum

(gôr`kəm), town (1994 pop. 31,090), South Holland prov., W central Netherlands, on the Upper Merwede River. It is a manufacturing center. Gorinchem became a major trading point in the 15th cent. It was captured by the Beggars of the Sea (see GueuxGueux
[Fr.,=beggars], 16th-century Dutch revolutionary party. In 1566 more than 2,000 Dutch and Flemish nobles and burghers (both Protestants and Roman Catholics) signed a document—the so-called Compromise of Breda—by which they bound themselves in solemn oath to
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) in 1572. Much of the old town and its walls have been preserved.
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Born in Gorinchem to a Scottish father and Dutch-Indonesian mother, Anderson has been considered in the past for a Scotland Under-21 call-up and remains hopeful of representing the country of his ancestors.
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