Anderlecht



a city in central Belgium, near Brussels.
Historical Examples

This story is the subject of an ancient and very beautiful wall painting in the upper church at Anderlecht.
The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith

There was one, for instance, about Guy, the poor man of Anderlecht.
The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson

That was pulled down in 1460, as the Anderlecht archives bear witness.
The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith

His parents were very humble folk, probably serfs attached to the soil of Anderlecht.
The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith

The Room used by Erasmus as study during his stay at Anderlecht.
Erasmus and the Age of Reformation Johan Huizinga

Strangely enough ‘the poor man of Anderlecht’ at one time seriously thought of embarking in trade.
The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith

Of course the present upper church is not the church which the canons of Anderlecht built with Guy’s treasure.
The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith

The French left that place on the 10th, and next day encamped at Anderlecht, close to Brussels.
Belgium George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond

noun
a town in central Belgium, a suburb of Brussels. Pop: 92 755 (2004 est)

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