Belgic


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Bel·gic

 (bĕl′jĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Belgium or the Belgians.
2. Of or relating to the Belgae.
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Such is the nature of the celebrated Belgic confederacy, as delineated on parchment.
But before she went to join her husband in the Belgic capital, Mrs.
Alyssa Daligdig Belgic, also from the International School of Asia and the Pacific, finished third with a rating of 93.
Robert Dickson, John McPhee and John Mitchell were photographed with their dog just before they travelled to Liverpool to catch theTSS Belgic for the journey Down Under.
One of the best examples occurs in a passage describing a critical moment in a battle with the Nervii, a Belgic tribe, in 57 B.C.
On September 7, 1888, Chae Chan Ping embarked on the steamship Belgic from Hong Kong on his way back to San Francisco.
blunted them into a kind of amalgamation with the Belgic philosophy.
Jonathan, 14, who lives in HF, is half Belgic, and his "mother comes from a North African country." He sees London as a "very accepting city" and feels "we've gotten over racism." Similarly, Nicole, 18, who lives in RBKC and who describes her mother as "English" and her father as "born in the Caribbean, in Trinidad," powerfully says: "There, like, you see a pink person and it wouldn't matter." Such narratives reflect a contemporary liberal upbringing in which race is almost irrelevant and the individual carries responsibility for self-making as part of a privileged and color-blind imaginary of "generalised social equality of opportunities" (Goldberg, 2013, p.
The chapter closes by affirming creation as "a beautiful book" and by insisting that human reason functions reliably because of a "correspondence or kinship between object and subject" (233) (4) Significantly, he cites the Belgic Confession as the immediate source of his phrasing: "The world is an embodiment of the thoughts of God; it is 'a beautiful book in which all creatures, great and small, are as letters to make us ponder the invisible things of God' (art.
Sir John Clerk of Penicuik (1676-1755) identified Scots as a dialect of the ancient language of the Belgic people of Britain.

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