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ˈaɪ səlijs·sel

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  1. IJssel, IJssel rivernoun

    a river in the central Netherlands flowing north to the IJsselmeer


  1. IJssel

    The IJssel (Dutch: [ˈɛisəl] (listen); Dutch Low Saxon: Iessel(t) [ˈiːsl̩(t)]) is a Dutch distributary of the river Rhine that flows northward and ultimately discharges into the IJsselmeer (before the 1932 completion of the Afsluitdijk known as the Zuiderzee), a North Sea natural harbour. It more immediately flows into the east-south channel around the Flevopolder, Flevoland which is kept at 3 metres below sea level. This body of water is then pumped up into the IJsselmeer. It is sometimes called the Gelderse IJssel (IPA: [ˌɣɛldərsə ˈʔɛisəl] (listen); "Gueldern IJssel") to distinguish it from the Hollandse IJssel. It is in the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel. The Romans knew the river as Isala. It flows from Westervoort, on the east side of the city of Arnhem. Similar to the Nederrijn which shares its short inflow, the Pannerdens Kanaal, it is a minor discharge of the Rhine. At the fork where the Kanaal is sourced the Rhine becomes named the Waal. This splitting-off is west of the German border. The Waal in turn interweaves with other rivers and the lower course of the Nederrijn, which altogether is known as the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta. The name contains the digraph ij, used throughout modern Dutch orthography, which is why both letters appear capitalized (as in: IJmuiden and IJsselmeer).


  1. ijssel

    The IJssel is a river in the Netherlands that is a branch of the Rhine River. It flows northward for about 125 km from the city of Arnhem to the IJsselmeer, a lake in central Netherlands. It is noted for its charming river landscapes and diverse wildlife.


  1. IJssel

    River IJssel, sometimes called Gelderse IJssel to avoid confusion with its Hollandse IJssel namesake in the west of the Netherlands, is a branch of the Rhine in the Dutch provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel. River IJssel flows from Westervoort, east of the city of Arnhem, until it discharges into the IJsselmeer. River IJssel is one of the three major distributary branches into which the Rhine divides itself shortly after crossing the German-Dutch border, the other two being the rivers Nederrijn and Waal.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ijssel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ijssel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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