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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region and former duchy of the Netherlands. It became an independent duchy in 1190 and is now divided between the southern Netherlands and north-central Belgium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Until 1995, a province of central Belgium; since divided into Flemish Brabant, Brussels-Capital Region and Walloon Brabant.
  • proper n. Historical region, comprising sense 1, the Belgian/Flemish province of Antwerp, plus the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A foreign base coin current in England in the time of Edward I.

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