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Terschelling (tərskĕlˈĭng) [key], island, c.40 sq mi (100 sq km), Friesland prov., N Netherlands, in the North Sea, one of the West Frisian Islands. West-Terschelling is the main town. Farming and fishing are pursued on the island, which is a popular summer resort.

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