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

  • A city of western Belgium west-northwest of Brussels. Founded in the seventh century, it was a medieval wool-producing center and remained virtually independent until its capture by the Habsburgs in 1584.

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  • proper noun Capital city of the province of East Flanders, Belgium.

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  • noun port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry


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