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I was wondering why searching a job near "netherland" used in the search field gives as a result "0 jobs near Cookeville, TN"

Cookeville doesn't look too near to Netherland to me.

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The issue probably is that it's called "(The) Netherlands" and not "Netherland" in English. And there's a Netherland Road in Cookeville, TN.

Searching for "Netherlands" returns 10 job listings, including Amsterdam and Delft. The same applies to searching for "Holland" as well as searching for "Nederland" (which is the local name).

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Thank you, but there is something weird nevertheless. In fact, if I search "The Netherlands" it still finds Cookeville. If you look at your screenshot it says "10 jobs in Netherlands" it doesn't say "The" or Nederland. –  stivlo Aug 25 '11 at 9:43
    
Hmm... > if I search "The Netherlands" it still finds Cookeville — no, the "The" is stripped out and I get the same results. Note that you always get "Netherlands" in the results, regardless of what you're searching for (e.g. "The Netherlands", "Nederland", ...) –  slhck Aug 25 '11 at 9:46
    
Yes, you're right, thank you. –  stivlo Aug 25 '11 at 10:07

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