West Friesland

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West Friesland is (a) a district in the Dutch province of North Holland, in which are found the Mennonite congregations of Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Twisk-Abbekerk, and Medemblik, and the former congregations of Bovenkarspel and Venhuizen, now extinct; (b) in German literature the present Dutch province of Friesland, to distinguish it from the German province of East Friesland.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "West Friesland." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 21 Jul 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=West_Friesland&oldid=109730.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). West Friesland. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 July 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=West_Friesland&oldid=109730.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 920. All rights reserved.


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