from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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 Hapsburgs in 1584. Population: 235,000.
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- proper n. Capital city of the province of East Flanders, Belgium.
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- n. port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
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No. 4464/6, The Postillion of Ghent is just now arrived, with Letters to Mr. de Caris.
His recently published book In the “I” of the Storm: the Simple Secrets of Writing & Speaking (Almost) like a Professional (84 pages) is available from Story Publishers in Ghent, Belgium (storypublishers. be) and Amazon (amazon. com).
He, with his wife Dominique, owns Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, NY, one of the Hudson Valley's newest wineries.
Alicia Sacramone (vault) and Melanie Sinclair (uneven bars) each earned a silver medal at a World Cup event in Ghent, Belgium.
Jean François Heymans was born in Ghent, Belgium, on
The presentation of the Prize for Physiology or Medicine to Professor C. Heymans took place in Ghent on the
After finishing school and passing the baccalaureate, Maeterlinck followed the wishes of his parents, read law, and established himself in Ghent as a lawyer.
Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949), born in Ghent, Belgium, came from a well-to-do family.
"She doesn't actually know this, but we spoke once, extremely briefly, in Belgium, in a small town called Ghent," the actress revealed.
We can see this in another work by van Eyck, called The Ghent Altarpiece.