Brussels


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Brus·sels

 (brŭs′əlz)
The capital city of Belgium, in the central part of the country. Once the chief town of Brabant, it was made (1530) the capital of the Netherlands under the Habsburgs. Officially bilingual (Flemish and French), it became capital of Belgium in 1830.

Brussels

(ˈbrʌsəlz)
n
(Placename) the capital of Belgium, in the central part: became capital of Belgium in 1830; seat of the European Commission. Pop: 999 899 (2004 est). Flemish name: Brussel French name: Bruxelles

Brus•sels

(ˈbrʌs əlz)

n.
the capital of Belgium, in the central part. 1,050,787 (with suburbs). Flemish, Brus•sel (ˈbrüs əl) ;French, Bruxelles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brussels - the capital and largest city of BelgiumBrussels - the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Translations
Brussel
بروكسل
Брюксел
Brussel·les
Brusel
Bruxelles
Bruselo
Brüssel
بروکسل
Bryssel
בריסל
Bruxelles
Brüsszel
Brussel
Brussel
ブリュッセル
브뤼셀
Bruxellae
Briuselis
Brisele
ബ്രസല്‍സ്
Brussel
Bruksela
Bruxelles
Brusel
Bruselj
BriselБрисел
Bryssel
Brussels
บรัสเซลส์
Brüksel
Брюссель
Bruxelles

Brussels

[ˈbrʌslz]
A. NBruselas f
B. CPD Brussels sprout Ncol f de Bruselas

Brussels

[ˈbrʌsəlz] nBruxelles
in Brussels → à Bruxelles
to Brussels → à BruxellesBrussels sprout [ˌbrʌsəlzˈspraʊt] nchou m de Bruxelles

Brussels

nBrüssel nt

Brussels

:
Brussels lace
nBrüsseler Spitze(n) f(pl)
Brussels sprouts
plRosenkohl m

Brussels

[ˈbrʌslz] nBruxelles f
References in classic literature ?
Sharon had ascertained his address, and had written to him at Brussels, inclosing the number of the lost banknote.
The famous regiment, with so many of whose officers we have made acquaintance, was drafted in canal boats to Bruges and Ghent, thence to march to Brussels.
When our travellers arrived at Brussels, in which their regiment was quartered, a great piece of good fortune, as all said, they found themselves in one of the gayest and most brilliant little capitals in Europe, and where all the Vanity Fair booths were laid out with the most tempting liveliness and splendour.
And so, determined to cut their new acquaintance in Bond Street, these great folks went to eat his dinner at Brussels, and condescending to make him pay for their pleasure, showed their dignity by making his wife uncomfortable, and carefully excluding her from the conversation.
One day, as some of our friends of the --th were sauntering in the flower-market of Brussels, having been to see the Hotel de Ville, which Mrs.
You may get to Brussels, for instance, for five or six pounds, if you know how to manage with economy.
I know Brussels almost as well as I know X , and I am sure it would suit such a one as you better than London.
To Brussels, if you like; it is the nearest frontier.
Did you not once refuse to undertake a journey to Brussels for the queen?
I merely ask you, did you not refuse to go to Brussels for the queen, whilst you had consented to go there to do some service for the late cardinal?
That is the very reason I refused to go back to Brussels.
Still, though Tiare was old and fat, on occasion we rolled back the Brussels carpet, brought in the maids and one or two friends of Tiare's, and danced, though now to the wheezy music of a gramaphone.