Meaning of Zeelander in English:


Pronunciation /ˈziːləndə/


  • A native or inhabitant of the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands.

    Zeeland is an agricultural province of the south-western Netherlands; it encompasses the estuaries of several rivers and much of its land is reclaimed from the sea.


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Brut. From Zeeland, the name of a province of the Netherlands + -er, after Middle Dutch selandere, selandre, Middle Dutch, Dutch zeelander.