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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.
nFlemish name: Antwerpen French name: Anvers
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)
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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|Noun||1.||Antwerp - 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|