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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northwest Belgium connected by canal with the North Sea. It was founded in the 9th century and was a leading member of the Hanseatic League in the 13th century. Today the old city is a popular tourist center known as "the City of Bridges.” Population: 117,000.

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  • proper n. Capital city of the province of West Flanders, Belgium.

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  • n. a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction

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  • Bruges is a city in Belgium.

    June 15, 2009