Brussel

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Grote Markt, Brussel
Grand Place, Brussels

From Broekzele, from broek 'marsh' + zele 'thatching, settlement'

Proper noun[edit]

Brussel n

  1. Brussels (capital city of the EU, Brabant (former duchy and former province), Flanders (modern region) and Belgium)
  2. (figuratively) any of the above legal entities decreeing from Brussels.
  3. short for Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, the smallest of Belgium's three federative regions

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Brussel

  1. Brussels (capital of Belgium)