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city (1994 pop. 60,979), North Holland prov., N central Netherlands, on an inlet of the Markermeer. It is a commercial and processing center for a vegetable-growing and dairy-farming region. Prevalent industries include fishing, printing, textiles, and the construction of plastic boats. Hoorn was founded in 1311. In the 17th cent.—the golden age of Dutch exploration—the city sent forth many explorers, such as Willem SchoutenSchouten, Willem Cornelis
, 1567?–1625, Dutch navigator. In 1615 he sailed from Texel island, Holland, in command of an expedition whose objective was to evade the trade restrictions of the Dutch East India Company by finding a new route to the Pacific.
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, who was the first to round (and who also named) Cape Hoorn (later Horn); A. J. TasmanTasman, Abel Janszoon
, 1603?–1659, Dutch navigator. In the service of the Dutch East India Company from c.1632 to 1653, he made several trading and exploring voyages in the Pacific and Indian oceans.
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, who discovered New Zealand and Tasmania; and J. P. Coen, founder of Batavia (now Djakarta), Indonesia.
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AjAx Cillessen, Tete, van der Hoorn (Sanogo 80), Riedewald, Dijks, Klaassen, Schone (van de Beek 72), Gudelj, Fischer (Cerny 69), Milik, Younes.
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We are also going back to our small-scale roots, so we have rebuilt a 70-hectoliter craft brewery, Brouweij de Hoorn.
was formed by merchants from Amsterdam and Hoorn to set up fur trading in North America.
Entrance to Keukenhof Gardens and visits to Amsterdam, Volendam, Kampen and Hoorn including daytime commentary highlighting places of interest.
For Van Hoorn the image remains vivid: "I was 11 years old by this time and climbed up on the roof of the house as the Lancaster bombers swept over at low level, no more than 100ft above us, with their cockpits pulled back and the pilots waving down at us, dropping the parcels that would save our lives.
The Horn Carrot derives from the Netherlands town of Hoorn in the neighborhood of which it was presumably bred.
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To mark his 500th birthday, language scholars and historians held a July 2011 symposium in his native city, Hoorn, and most of the eight essays In this volume are from that gathering.
Subs not used: Vermeer, van der Hoorn, Klaassen, Hoesen.
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