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A river rising in northern France and flowing about 435 km (270 mi) generally northeast across western Belgium and southwest Netherlands into the North Sea.
(Placename) a river in W Europe, rising in NE France and flowing north and northeast through W Belgium to Antwerp, then northwest to the North Sea in the SW Netherlands. Length: 435 km (270 miles). Flemish and Dutch name: Schelde French name: Escaut
a river in W Europe, flowing from N France through W Belgium and SW Netherlands into the North Sea. 270 mi. (435 km) long. Flemish, Schel•de (ˈsxɛl də) French, Escaut.
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|Noun||1.||Scheldt - a river that rises in France and flows northeast across Belgium and empties into the North Sea|
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization