from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Belgium on the Scheldt River north of Brussels. One of Europe's busiest ports, it has been a center of the diamond industry since the 15th century. The first stock exchange was founded here in 1460. Population: 466,000.
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- proper n. A province of Flanders, Belgium.
- proper n. The capital city of the province of Antwerp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name of a city in Belgium, used to distinguish a breed of domesticated pigeons having a large, massive head and short, stout beak with a small wattle at the base.
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- n. a busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river; it has long been a center for the diamond industry and the first stock exchange was opened there in 1460
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