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Diksmuide (Dixmuiden; French, Dixmude) is a city in West Flanders in Belgium (coodinates: 51° 2′ 0″ N, 2° 52′ 0″ E) with about 15,500 inhabitants (2008), where there was a small Anabaptist church in the 16th century. On 4 March 1581 a conference of Dutch Mennonite Waterlanders, meeting at Amsterdam, decided to elect a preacher at Diksmuide.


Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1877): 80.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: I, 456.


Map:Diksmuide (West-Vlaanderen, Belgium)

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1956

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Neff, Christian. "Diksmuide (West-Vlaanderen, Belgium)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 9 Oct 2015.,_Belgium)&oldid=94384.

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Neff, Christian. (1956). Diksmuide (West-Vlaanderen, Belgium). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 9 October 2015, from,_Belgium)&oldid=94384.

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