Antwerp


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Ant·werp

 (ăn′twərp) also An·vers (äN-vâr′) or Ant·wer·pen (änt′vĕr′pən)
A city of northern Belgium on the Scheldt River north of Brussels. One of Europe's busiest ports, it has been a center of the diamond industry since the 15th century. The first stock exchange was founded here in 1460.

Antwerp

(ˈæntwɜːp)
n
1. (Placename) a province of N Belgium. Pop: 1 668 812 (2004 est). Area: 2859 sq km (1104 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in N Belgium, capital of Antwerp province, on the River Scheldt: a major European port. Pop: 455 148 (2004 est)
Flemish name: Antwerpen French name: Anvers

Ant•werp

(ˈæn twərp)

n.
1. a seaport in N Belgium, on the Scheldt. 476,044.
2. a province in N Belgium. 1,610,695; 1104 sq. mi. (2860 sq. km).
French, Anvers. Flemish, Ant•wer•pen (ˈɑnt vɛr pən)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Antwerp - a busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt riverAntwerp - a busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river; it has long been a center for the diamond industry and the first stock exchange was opened there in 1460
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Translations

Antwerp

[ˈæntwɜːp] NAmberes m

Antwerp

[ˈæntwɜːrp] nAnvers

Antwerp

nAntwerpen nt

Antwerp

[ˈæntwɜːp] nAnversa
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In Belgium, where my organ-grinder took me five years ago, they had an okapi in a big city they call Antwerp.
Among the more curious of such remains is part of a skull, which in the year was disinterred in the Rue Dauphine in Paris, a short street opening almost directly upon the palace of the Tuileries; and bones disinterred in excavating the great docks of Antwerp, in Napoleon's time.
I am thinking now of river ports I have seen - of Antwerp, for instance; of Nantes or Bordeaux, or even old Rouen, where the night-watchmen of ships, elbows on rail, gaze at shop-windows and brilliant cafes, and see the audience go in and come out of the opera-house.
After ten days of delightful weather, during which I was not seasick for a day, we landed at the interesting old city of Antwerp, in Belgium.
He was here that early Monday morning, waiting for the tide; in short, he was going to Antwerp, where (I am afraid you'll be shocked at my saying, And be damned to him
We believe that Quintin Matsys was the BLACKSMITH of Antwerp.
He has met with great kindness from the chaplain of the Antwerp," was a tender apostrophe of Fanny's, very much to the purpose of her own feelings if not of the conversation.
He enjoined his men to be ready to set out for the Hague, some following the coast which leads to Breskens, others the road to Antwerp.
Only ask Portugal, Barcelona, and Valencia, where they have been printed, and moreover there is a report that it is being printed at Antwerp, and I am persuaded there will not be a country or language in which there will not be a translation of it.
Well, well," said Cornelius, "you are a very skilful pilot, John; but I doubt whether you will as safely guide your brother out of the Buytenhof in the midst of this gale, and through the raging surf of popular hatred, as you did the fleet of Van Tromp past the shoals of the Scheldt to Antwerp.
More makes believe that one day in Antwerp he saw a man "well stricken in age, with a black sun-burned face, a long beard, and a cloak cast homely about his shoulders, whom by his favour and apparel forthwith I judged to be a mariner.
in a fifth floor, up a narrow dark back street in Antwerp.