American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northwest Belgium connected by canal with the North Sea. It was founded in the 9th century and was a leading member of the Hanseatic League in the 13th century. Today the old city is a popular tourist center known as "the City of Bridges.” Population: 117,000.
- n. a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction
“A 4.22 gram (0.15 ounce) Belgian coin, a ‘lion of gold,’ which was minted in Bruges, is noteworthy.”
“No, but after I finished writing The Magician's Elephant, I saw a movie that took place in Bruges, and I couldn't concentrate at all on what was happening in the movie because I was so struck by how much Bruges looked like the city of Baltese, the city I had imagined.”
“In Bruges is easily Collin Farrells best film. josh one of the shittiest most boring movies ive ever seen henrik4075”
“Jimmy is a midget actor (much like Jordan) who is in Bruges to make a movie where is dressed like a mini version of Angus Young.”
“In Bruges is a comedy with Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes (or was it Joseph?) and Brendan Gleeson.”
“At least we get a couple of interesting featurettes detailing the making of the film, the experience of shooting in Bruges, and a short tour of Bruges with factoids included.”
“After gaining a degree, she was sent to the College of Europe, an international relations school in Bruges, before moving to Brussels and into the energy business.”
“In 1957 he was a Canadian delegate to the Conference on the North At lantic Community, held in Bruges, Belgium.”
“By accident went to the same hotel [in Bruges] to which I went twenty-four years ago, a bride.”
“While these walls successfully prevented William of Orange from reclaiming Bruges from the Spanish in the 17”
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