American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Belgium or its people or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Belgium.
- n. A person of Belgian descent.
- n. Any of a breed of characteristically large, reddish-brown or chestnut-colored draft horses.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to Belgium, a small country of Europe, between France and Germany, formerly part of the Netherlands, erected into an independent kingdom in 1830–31.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of the kingdom of Belgium.
- n. A person from Belgium or of Belgian descent.
- adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Belgium or the Belgian people.
- n. linguistics A hypothetical extinct Indo-European language, supposed to have been spoken distinct from Celtic in late prehistory, in certain parts of what has become known as Gaul.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Belgium.
- n. a native or inhabitant of Belgium
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Belgium or the Belgian people
“Yes, what you call Belgian atrocities were hellish; but 'twasn't that, and as long as they fought fair that was all I cared about.”
“Belgian" is omitted in the tape recording of the lecture.”
“They serve their own-label Belgian beer, excellent wines and cavas.”
“The Belgian is only the fifth woman to win the event three or more times.”
“I wasn't sure whether he was referring to Belgian ex-pat reunions or Brel celebrations.”
“In a letter published in Belgian papers three years ago, she said: "I always knew I was number two for Marcel.”
“The case stems from a complaint brought in Belgian court by two men and a consumers 'organization that challenged higher male life-insurance premiums.”
“There are no restrictions on foreign players in Belgian football, and the requirements to obtain a residence permit for a professional player from a country outside the European Union are relatively minor.”
“Jean Ray 1887-1964 is often called the Belgian Poe and comparisons of his work to that of Lovecraft also abound.”
“We don't have to give up our existing citizenships; the most serious obligation is that voting in Belgian elections will now be compulsory for us in all cases, rather than optional for local and European elections.”
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