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Ghent(gĕnt) also Gent (gĕnt, KHĕnt)
A city of western Belgium west-northwest of Brussels. Founded in the seventh century, it was a medieval wool-producing center and remained virtually independent until its capture by the Habsburgs in 1584.
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(Placename) an industrial city and port in NW Belgium, capital of East Flanders province, at the confluence of the Rivers Lys and Scheldt: formerly famous for its cloth industry; university (1816). Pop: 229 344 (2004 est). Flemish name: Gent French name: Gand
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a port in NW Belgium, at the confluence of the Scheldt and Lys rivers: treaty 1814. 232,620. French, Gand. Flemish, Gent.
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|Noun||1.||Ghent - port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry|
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Ghent[gent] N → Gante m
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n → Gent nt
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