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proper nounThe Hague
The seat of government and administrative centre of the Netherlands, on the North Sea coast, capital of the province of South Holland; population 475,681 (2008). The International Court of Justice is based there.Dutch name Den Haag; also called 's-Gravenhage
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.