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Middleburg, a town in the island of Walcheren, and capital of the province of Zeeland in Holland. The town-house contains statues of 25 counts and countesses of Holland and Zeeland, and the museum of the Academy of Sciences one of Lipperskey's earliest telescopes. The 12th-century abbey has been metamorphosed into offices. The town was once one of great commercial importance, and its cotton-factories are still noteworthy.