The Netherlands is known officially as the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is also commonly referred to as Holland, which means "land in a hollow," although Holland technically refers to a region and two provinces in the Netherlands. This lowland country is located in northwestern Europe. Its overseas constituent countries include Sint Maarten and Curaçao, which are self-governing countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Aruba, which is a separate, autonomous member of the Kingdom... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 5p.