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n. - Low-lying land that has been reclaimed and is protected by dikes (especially in the Netherlands).

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  • Now, the polder is a far different matter.
  • This was to have been the 23,000 ha Uzlina-Gorgova polder.
  • Must we preserve the aesthetic value of the polder landscape?
  • And so this gradually became dry land – what we call a polder.
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