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Hilversum

Hilversum (hĭlˈvərsəm) [key], city (1994 pop. 84,213), North Holland prov., central Netherlands. It is the center of Dutch radio and television broadcasting; the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision is there. Manufactures include chemicals, machinery, carpets, metal goods, telephone equipment, and furniture.

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