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From: Cor Snabel <>
Subject: Re: [D-Col] Some 1600's shipwrecks (was: Penelope Stout----a legend)
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 21:52:18 +0100
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Roland,

roland elliott wrote:
> Cor,does Meer mean ocean as in Van de Meer,and then what does Vanderveer
> mean?

Meer means "lake". Meer could also mean "more", but I doubt that this
was used in names.
Veer means "ferry". It could also mean "feather".

Cor


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