- SNEEK, a town in the province of Friesland, Holland, to the west of Sneek lake, 14 m by rail S.S.W.
- Sneek is one of the great butter and cheese markets of the province.
- The horse-fair of Sneek is widely attended, and there is a considerable activity in trade and shipping.
- The principal market centres are Leeuwarden, the chief towns, Sneek, Bolsward, Franeker (qq.v.), Dokkum (40J3) and Heerenveen (5011).
- A steam-tramway connects it with Sneek, Makkum, Harlingen and Franeker.