Brussels


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Brus·sels

 (brŭs′əlz)
The capital city of Belgium, in the central part of the country. Once the chief town of Brabant, it was made (1530) the capital of the Netherlands under the Habsburgs. Officially bilingual (Flemish and French), it became capital of Belgium in 1830.

Brussels

(ˈbrʌsəlz)
n
(Placename) the capital of Belgium, in the central part: became capital of Belgium in 1830; seat of the European Commission. Pop: 999 899 (2004 est). Flemish name: Brussel French name: Bruxelles

Brus•sels

(ˈbrʌs əlz)

n.
the capital of Belgium, in the central part. 1,050,787 (with suburbs). Flemish, Brus•sel (ˈbrüs əl) ;French, Bruxelles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brussels - the capital and largest city of BelgiumBrussels - the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Translations
Brussel
بروكسل
Брюксел
Brussel·les
Brusel
Bruxelles
Bruselo
Brüssel
بروکسل
Bryssel
בריסל
Bruxelles
Brüsszel
Brussel
Brussel
ブリュッセル
브뤼셀
Bruxellae
Briuselis
Brisele
ബ്രസല്‍സ്
Brussel
Bruksela
Bruxelles
Brusel
Bruselj
BriselБрисел
Bryssel
Brussels
บรัสเซลส์
Brüksel
Брюссель
Bruxelles

Brussels

[ˈbrʌslz]
A. NBruselas f
B. CPD Brussels sprout Ncol f de Bruselas

Brussels

[ˈbrʌsəlz] nBruxelles
in Brussels → à Bruxelles
to Brussels → à BruxellesBrussels sprout [ˌbrʌsəlzˈspraʊt] nchou m de Bruxelles

Brussels

nBrüssel nt

Brussels

:
Brussels lace
nBrüsseler Spitze(n) f(pl)
Brussels sprouts
plRosenkohl m

Brussels

[ˈbrʌslz] nBruxelles f
References in classic literature ?
He relates that he met at Brussels Rochefort, the AME DAMNEE of the cardinal disguised as a Capuchin, and that this cursed Rochefort, thanks to his disguise, had tricked Monsieur de Laigues, like a ninny as he is.
Did you not once refuse to undertake a journey to Brussels for the queen?
You may get to Brussels, for instance, for five or six pounds, if you know how to manage with economy.
Brussels is the preterpluperfect tense of fashion, and Turkey is taste in its dying agonies.
You see that plant behind the animal; I suppose you thought it was a dandelion or a Brussels sprout--what?
By that day you will be the business manager of the Franco-Midland Hardware Company, Limited, with a hundred and thirty-four branches in the towns and villages of France, not counting one in Brussels and one in San Remo.
Still, though Tiare was old and fat, on occasion we rolled back the Brussels carpet, brought in the maids and one or two friends of Tiare's, and danced, though now to the wheezy music of a gramaphone.
From Holland we went to Belgium, and made a hasty trip through that country, stopping at Brussels, where we visited the battlefield of Waterloo.
Darling was married in white, and at first she kept the books perfectly, almost gleefully, as if it were a game, not so much as a Brussels sprout was missing; but by and by whole cauliflowers dropped out, and instead of them there were pictures of babies without faces.
He regretted the gay life of Brussels as he never had regretted the sins which had snatched him from that gayest of capitals, and as the days passed he came to center his resentment upon the representative in Congo land of the authority which had exiled him--his captain and immediate superior.
Sharon had ascertained his address, and had written to him at Brussels, inclosing the number of the lost banknote.
Many patterns of carpet lay rolled out before them on the floor--two of Brussels showed the beginning of their quest, and its ending in that direction; while a score of ingrains lured their eyes and prolonged the debate between desire pocket-book.