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.

Origin

Dutch, literally ‘southern sea’.

Pronunciation

Zuider Zee

/ˌzīdər ˈzē//ˌzaɪdər ˈzi/