Friesland

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the western part of the ancient region of Frisia in northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt river and the Weser river

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one of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands

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I heard on the Frisian Radio, Omrop Fryslan, this morning that yesterday (February 26, 2009) the European Parliament sent a "control" committee to the Netherlands to discuss continuing issues and problems concerning the Frisian minority.
The subject of this dossier is Frisian, or "Frysk," an autochthonous minority language currently spoken in Fryslan. Frisian is a western Germanic language closely related to Dutch.
(15) Dr Jacob van Sluis, Provinsjale Biblioteek fan Fryslan, pers.
The city of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands, which has about 90 000 inhabitants, is the capital of the province of Fryslan. With three universities, several large insurance companies and other financial institutions in the city, major economic activities are in the sectors of education, financial services and tourism.
(Contains 2 tables and 7 endnotes.) [Additional funding for this paper was provided by the Province of Fryslan and the municipality of Leeuwarden.
(Contains 8 tables and 7 endnotes.) [Additional funding for this paper was provided by the Province of Fryslan and the municipality of Leeuwarden.
The Orthodoxy of the Heart: Faith, Fryslan, and Feminism in the Novels of Ypk fan der Fear.