Benelux


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Be·ne·lux

 (bĕn′ə-lŭks′)
An economic union of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, originally established as a customs union (1948).

Benelux

(ˈbɛnɪˌlʌks)
n
1. (Placename) the customs union formed by Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg in 1948; became an economic union in 1960
2. (Placename) these countries collectively

Ben•e•lux

(ˈbɛn lˌʌks)

n.
1. a customs union comprising Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, begun in 1948.
2. Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg considered together.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Benelux - a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg
customs union - an association of nations to promote free trade within the union and set common tariffs for nations that are not members
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
Translations

Benelux

[ˈbenɪlʌks] NBenelux m
the Benelux countrieslos países del Benelux

Benelux

[ˈbɛnɪlʌks] nBénélux m

Benelux

nBenelux-Wirtschaftsunion f; Benelux countriesBeneluxstaaten or -länder pl

Benelux

[ˈbɛnɪlʌks]
1. adj the Benelux countriesi paesi del Benelux
2. nil Benelux m
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