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(Placename) the French name for Antwerp


(ˈæn twərp)

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)
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Noun1.Anvers - a busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt riverAnvers - 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
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BELGIUM STUDENT: A 4,5-year-old students was allegedly beaten and tied rope around his neck by his teacher at a kindergarten in Belgian city of Anvers.
000 militaires, Bruxelles quadrillee par 300 soldats et decidant d'une surveillance accrue de certains sites sensibles a Anvers et dans la capitale.
The giants have travelled the world, from Nantes their home town, to Guadalajara in Mexico, through Berlin, Santiago, Reykjavik, Anvers, Foulou in Cameroon, London, Liverpool and Barcelona telling a specific story tailored for each territory.
J'en ai connu pas mal durant ma carriere, mais si je dois choisir, mon plus grand succes a ete de participer a un concert sur la tolerance a Anvers, en Belgique, aux cotes de grandes stars europeennes
Apres s'etre prononce pour le federalisme a Anvers en decembre 1969, Paul-Henri Spaak observe avec attention la discussion du plan Eyskens durant l'annee 1970.
Il s'ensuit une halte a Anvers, une autre a Bruxelles.
Le bureau Belge d'architecture d' Anvers DMG (De Munter-Gyselinck architectural solutions bvba, connu mondialement pour ses projets de renovation de luxe) presente au Salon "Rencontre de Jardins", dans la golfe de St.
18 Which Belgian city is known as Anvers to the country's French speakers?
5) I shall normally refer to Belgian place names in English and cite their French and Flemish equivalent in the References & Notes section, in this case Anvers and Antwerpen respectively.
Il a par contre reglemente les conditions d'accueil des emigrants a Anvers, point de depart pour des milliers d'Europeens, et a bord des navires.
1- Turkey's State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan will attend a seminar on Turkey's commercial relations at the European Policy Center in Brussels and he will meet Turkish and Belgian businessmen in Anvers.