Rijswijk rīs´vīk [key], city (1994 pop. 46,807), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, near The Hague. It has varied industries. The Treaty of Ryswick (see Ryswick, Treaty of ) was signed in 1697. The city was formerly spelled Ryswick.

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