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Flem·ing

 (flĕm′ĭng)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of the historical region of Flanders or of the region of Flanders in northern Belgium.
2. A Belgian who is a native speaker of Flemish.

[Middle English, from Middle Dutch Vlāming.]

Fleming

(ˈflɛmɪŋ)
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Flanders or a Flemish-speaking Belgian. Compare Walloon
[C14: from Middle Dutch Vlaminc]

Fleming

(ˈflɛmɪŋ)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Alexander. 1881–1955, Scottish bacteriologist: discovered lysozyme (1922) and penicillin (1928): shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1945
2. (Biography) Ian (Lancaster). 1908–64, English author of spy novels; creator of the secret agent James Bond
3. (Biography) Sir John Ambrose. 1849–1945, English electrical engineer: invented the thermionic valve (1904)
4. (Biography) Renée. born 1959, US operatic soprano and songwriter

Flem•ing

(ˈflɛm ɪŋ)

n.
1. a Flemish-speaking Belgian.
2. a native or inhabitant of Flanders.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle Dutch Vlaeminc=Vlaem-, akin to Vlānderen Flanders + -ing -ing3; late Old English Flæming]

Flem•ing

(ˈflɛm ɪŋ)

n.
1. Sir Alexander, 1881–1955, Scottish bacteriologist: discoverer of penicillin.
2. Ian (Lancaster), 1908–64, British writer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fleming - British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)Fleming - British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)
2.Fleming - Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)Fleming - Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)
3.Fleming - a native of Flanders or a Flemish-speaking Belgian
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Belgian - a native or inhabitant of Belgium
Translations

Fleming

[ˈflemɪŋ] Nflamenco/a m/f

Fleming

nFlame m, → Flämin f

Fleming

[ˈflɛmɪŋ] nfiammingo/a
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Chase Fleming Asset Management, headquartered in London, is the result of an August, 2000 merger of Chase Asset Management and the London-based Robert Flemings Group.
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Fleming's was launched in Newport Beach, California, in 1998 by successful restaurant industry veterans Paul Fleming and Bill Allen.