The Netherlands

noun
a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level (Freq. 2)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Hollander (for: ↑Holland)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑European country, ↑European nation
Member Holonyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑Europe
Member Meronyms: ↑Netherlander, ↑Dutchman, ↑Hollander
Part Meronyms:

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