Benelux

Benelux

[ben-l-uhks]
noun
1.
a customs union comprising Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, begun January 1, 1948.
2.
Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg considered together.
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Benelux (ˈbɛnɪˌlʌks)
 
n
1.  the customs union formed by Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg in 1948; became an economic union in 1960
2.  these countries collectively

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Benelux
the customs union of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg, formed October 1947.
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Benelux
Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg
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