Brabant

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From Dutch Brabant.

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Brabant

  1. Until 1995, a province of central Belgium; since divided into Flemish Brabant, Brussels-Capital Region and Walloon Brabant.
  2. Duchy of Brabant; a historical region, roughly comprising the area of modern Flemish and Walloon Brabant, Brussels, the Belgian province of Antwerp, and the Dutch province of North Brabant.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch brabant, from Old Dutch *brākbant (attested in Latin as pāgus brācbatensis), a compound of Proto-Germanic *brēk- + *bant-. The latter element is also found in other toponyms such as Oosterbant, Swifterbant and Teisterbant.

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Brabant n

  1. (Belgium) Brabant (former province of Belgium)
  2. (Netherlands) North Brabant
  3. Duchy of Brabant

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Brabant

  1. Brabant

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