Bruges



a city in NW Belgium: connected by canal with its seaport, Zeebrugge.
a province in W Belgium. 1249 sq. mi. (3235 sq. km).
Capital: Bruges.
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The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483 Anonymous
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The Spell of Flanders Edward Neville Vose
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866 Various

noun
a city in NW Belgium, capital of West Flanders province: centre of the medieval European wool and cloth trade. Pop: 117 025 (2004 est) Flemish name Brugge (ˈbryxə)
noun
a province of W Belgium: the country’s chief agricultural province. Capital: Bruges. Pop: 1 135 802 (2004 est). Area: 3132 sq km (1209 sq miles)

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