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Bra·bant

 (brə-bănt′, -bänt′, brä′bənt, -bänt′)
A historic region of the Low Countries. Formerly a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire (1190-1795), it is now divided between the southern Netherlands and north-central Belgium.
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Brabant

(brəˈbænt)
n
1. (Placename) a former duchy of W Europe: divided when Belgium became independent (1830), the south forming the Belgian provinces of Antwerp and Brabant and the north forming the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands
2. (Placename) a former province of central Belgium; replaced in 1995 by the provinces of Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant
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Bra•bant

(brəˈbænt, -ˈbɑ̃, ˈbrɑ bənt)

n.
1. a former duchy in W Europe, now divided between the Netherlands and Belgium.
2. a province in central Belgium. 2,253,794; 1268 sq. mi. (3285 sq. km). Cap.: Brussels.
Bra•bant′ine (-ˈbæn tɪn, -taɪn) adj.
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Heath joins Tim Brabants and David Florence as Team GB's most decorated canoeist in Olympic history, with three medals, following his bronze at London 2012 with Schofield.
He is now Britain's most successful sprint canoeist ahead of Tim Brabants, who made history by claiming GB's first canoeing gold in 2008.
Heath (left with wife Em) joins Tim Brabants and David Florence as Team GB's most decorated canoeist with three medals after his bronze at London 2012 with Schofield.
Victory for Heath made him the country's most successful Olympic canoeist, ahead of Tim Brabants and also marked the most successful Games ever for Britain's canoeists.
"Many patients I see say they're 'drowning in air' because they're struggling so hard to breathe," says Dr Tim Brabants of the Royal Derby Hospital's A&E unit.
"Many patients I see say they're drowning in air because they're struggling so hard to breathe," said Dr Tim Brabants of the Royal Derby Hospital's A&E unit.
He also wants to explore the Royal Ballet of Flanders' history, including the little-known work of Jeanne Brabants, who founded the company in 1969.
The class, Booty by Brabants, was started by Kelly Brabants a year ago.
Defending champion Tim Brabants finished eighth in the final of the 100m kayak sprint.
Defending champion Tim Brabants of Great Britain was eighth.
CANOEING: TIM BRABANTS Brabants competes in the final of the men's K1 1000 metres after qualifying by just four hundredths of a second.