Meaning of “Belgium” in the English Dictionary

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"Belgium" in British English

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Belgiumnoun

uk /ˈbel.dʒəm/ us /ˈbel.dʒəm/

Examples from literature

  • At the 1920 Olympics in Belgium, he broke the world record again. 
  • Some, like Belgium’s modern Princess Elisabeth Station, are only open during Antarctica’s summer months, November to February. 
  • All roads in Belgium were scummy with mud. 
  • At this time there were also many painters of landscape, marine, battles, still-life—in fact Belgium was alive with painters—but none of them was sufficiently great to call for individual mention. 
  • Nothing can be more delightful than the rural scenery of Belgium. 
  • Ruined by the war, Belgium was sorely tried by the Peace Conference. 
  • The German invasion of Belgium and France contributes, indeed, some of the blackest pages to its sombre annals. 

(Definition of “Belgium” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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