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amsterdam

General Crossword Questions for “amsterdam”

  • Dutch city
  • Restraint to turbulent stream in Holland
  • Smart dame working in Dutch port
  • Awfully smart, made capital
  • Mater's rewritten: Mother, with a capital
  • Western European city, a major diamond centre

Encyclopedia

  • Hyperlinked directory of all things Amsterdam, including history, cultural life, food, and nightlife. — “Amsterdam - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • New Amsterdam (Dutch: Nieuw-Amsterdam) was a 17th-century Dutch colonial settlement that served as the capital of New Netherland. The town, outside of Fort Amsterdam on Manhattan Island in the New. — “New Amsterdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • New Amsterdam, Amsterdam Island, or (French) Île Amsterdam (French Having found the island unnamed, the Dutch captain Anthonie van Diemen named it Nieuw Amsterdam (Dutch for New Amsterdam) after his ship in 1633. French Captain Pierre François Péron (not to be confused with. — “Île Amsterdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He procured from Amsterdam three emeralds of extraordinary size and richness of colour, and had a turquoise de la vieille roche that was the envy of all the connoisseurs. — “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde
  • The well-beloved hero was moved to the soul of him by that passionate appeal. His scowling glance swept the bay for the Dutch brig, which he knew had been due to sail for Amsterdam with a cargo of hides and tobacco. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • Exquisite variations he was now describing on an air Youth here has End by Jans Pieter Sweelinck, a Dutchman of Amsterdam where the frows come from. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • At Amsterdam technicalities began again, and a brisker tone pervaded the entries, which became progressively fuller as the writer cruised on the Frisian coast. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • That's the way–THAT'S it; thy throat ain't spoiled with eating Amsterdam butter. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • From Amsterdam I soon after set sail for England, in a small vessel belonging to that city. — “Gulliver's Travels” by Jonathan Swift

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