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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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The Schengen Agreement was signed on 14 June 1985 by the Governments of the States of the Benelux Economic Union, Germany and France with the purpose of gradually abolishing checks at their common borders.
On 14 June 1985 the Governments of the States of the Benelux Economic Union, Germany and France signed the Schengen Agreement with the purpose of gradually abolishing checks at their common borders.