Definitions

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

  • An economic union of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, originally established as a customs union (1948).

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  • proper noun an economic and customs union made up of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg; one of the precursors of the European Union

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  • noun a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg

Etymologies

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From the first letters of Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg

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