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Belgian

[bel-juh n] /ˈbɛl dʒən/
noun
1.
a native or an inhabitant of Belgium.
2.
one of a breed of large, strong draft horses, raised originally in Belgium.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to Belgium.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; Belgi(um) + -an
Related forms
pro-Belgian, adjective, noun
pseudo-Belgian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for probelgian

Belgian

/ˈbɛldʒən/
noun
1.
a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Belgium See also Fleming1 , Walloon
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Belgium or the Belgians
3.
of or relating to the Walloon French or the Flemish languages
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Word Origin and History for probelgian

Belgian

adj.

1620s, in reference to the ancient Belgæ (see Belgium). Belgian Congo formed 1908 by annexation.

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