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A people who formerly inhabited northeast Gaul and areas of southeast England. Belgium is named for them.
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1. (Historical Terms) an ancient Celtic people who in Roman times inhabited present-day Belgium and N France
2. (Peoples) an ancient Celtic people who in Roman times inhabited present-day Belgium and N France
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a group of peoples, largely or entirely Celtic-speaking, who lived in N Gaul in Julius Caesar's time.
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