gemeente (commune), Noord-Brabant provincie, south-central Netherlands, east-northeast of 's Hertogenbosch and about 3 miles (5 km) south of the Maas (Meuse) River. A food-processing town noted for margarine and meat products, it also manufactures pharmaceuticals (especially insulin and vitamins), electrical equipment, wool products, boxes, and metalware. Mainly Roman Catholic, it was chartered in 1399. Pop. (1992 est.) 52,132.
Meaning of OSS in English
Britannica English vocabulary. Английский словарь Британика. 2012