Meaning of Zeelandish in English:


(also Zealandish)

Pronunciation /ˈziːləndɪʃ/ /ziːˈlandɪʃ/


  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands, its people, or its dialect. Also as noun: the dialect of Dutch spoken in Zeeland.


Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Danett (1543–?1601), historian and translator. From the name of Zeeland, the name of a province of the Netherlands + -ish.