from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern France north-northeast of Paris near the Belgian border. Founded c. 1030, it was the medieval capital of Flanders and is now a commercial, cultural, and manufacturing center. Population: 225,000.
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- proper n. A city in France, the capital of Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- proper n. A village in Belgium, near Turnhout.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an industrial city in northern France near the Belgian border; was the medieval capital of Flanders
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