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[gent] /gɛnt/

a port in NW Belgium, at the confluence of the Scheldt and Lys rivers: treaty 1814.
a province in W Belgium. 1150 sq. mi. (2980 sq. km).
Capital: Ghent.
an industrial city and port in NW Belgium, capital of East Flanders province, at the confluence of the Rivers Lys and Scheldt: formerly famous for its cloth industry; university (1816). Pop: 229 344 (2004 est) Flemish name Gent French name Gand
a province of W Belgium: low-lying, with reclaimed land in the northeast: textile industries. Capital: Ghent. Pop: 1 373 720 (2004 est). Area: 2979 sq km (1150 sq miles)


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