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Bruges

 (bro͞ozh) also Brug·ge (brœ′gə)
A city of northwest Belgium connected by canal with the North Sea. It was founded in the 9th century and was a leading member of the Hanseatic League in the 13th century. Today the old city is a popular tourist center.

Bruges

(bruːʒ; French bryʒ)
n
(Placename) a city in NW Belgium, capital of West Flanders province: centre of the medieval European wool and cloth trade. Pop: 117 025 (2004 est). Flemish name: Brugge

Bru•ges

(ˈbru dʒɪz, bruʒ)

n.
a city in NW Belgium: connected by canal with its seaport, Zeebrugge. 119,718. Flemish, Brug•ge (ˈbrœx ə)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bruges - a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North SeaBruges - a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Translations

Bruges

[bruːʒ] NBrujas f

Bruges

nBrügge nt
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lay hand on his wool-bales, or trifle with his velvet of Bruges, and out buzzes every stout burgher, like bees from the tee-hole, ready to lay on as though it were his one business in life.
He was an English wool merchant who had gone to live in Bruges, but he was very fond of books, and after a time he gave up his wool business, came back to England, and began to write and print books.
To supply the large demand for copies he investigated and mastered the new art by which they might be so wonderfully multiplied and about 1475, at fifty years of age, set up a press at Bruges in the modern Belgium, where he issued his 'Recueil,' which was thus the first English book ever put into print.
The famous regiment, with so many of whose officers we have made acquaintance, was drafted in canal boats to Bruges and Ghent, thence to march to Brussels.
The idea of comparing the market at Bruges with those of Dublin, although she had suggested it herself, caused immense scorn and derision on her part.
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United have had the quality to soak up the pressure and keep clean sheets in the league, but Bruges had to score if they were to have any chance of reaching the Champions League proper.
On that they'd have to give the most improved performance in Bruges since Colin Farrell's.
First of all, Bruges is one of those beautiful cities, steeped in history and magic, that makes you feel like you've slipped into a time warp.