BELGIUM


BELGIUM
   See:BENELUX.

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  • Belgĭum — (a. Geogr.), Theil von Belgica, wo die Bellovacer, Ambianer, Atrebater, Velliocasser, Aulercer u. Caleter wohnten, die Gegend des j. Beauvais, Artois u. Amiens …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Belgium — c.1600, Low Germany and the Netherlands, from the Latin name of the territory near here occupied by the Belgæ, a Celtic tribe. Adopted 1830 as the name of a new nation formed from the southern part of the former United Kingdom of the Netherlands …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Belgium — This article is about the country. For other uses, see Belgium (disambiguation). Belgian redirects here. For the article on the people, see Belgians. Kingdom of Belgium Koninkrijk België (Dutch) Royaume de Belgique …   Wikipedia


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