Definition of Zuider Zee in English:

Zuider Zee

proper noun

  • A former shallow inlet of the North Sea, in the Netherlands. A dam across its entrance was completed in 1932, and since then large parts have been drained and reclaimed as polders. The remainder forms the IJsselmeer.

Pronunciation

Zuider Zee

/ˌzīdər ˈzē/ /ˌzaɪdər ˈzi/

Origin

Dutch, literally ‘southern sea’.