Why people from netherlands are dutch?

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Date created: Thu, Aug 26, 2021 1:13 AM
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The Old English cousin to Dutch, thiod or theod, simply meant “people or nation.” (This also helps explain why Germany is called Deutschland in German.) Over time, English-speaking people used the word Dutch to describe people from both the Netherlands and Germany, and now just the Netherlands today.

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