from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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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  • proper noun A province of Flanders, Belgium.
  • proper noun The capital city of the province of Antwerp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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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