Mechelen


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Mech·e·len

 (mĕk′ə-lən, mĕKH′-) also Mech·lin (mĕk′lĭn) or Ma·lines (mə-lēnz′, mä-lēn′)
A city of north-central Belgium north-northeast of Brussels. Founded in the early Middle Ages, it enjoyed its greatest prosperity during the 1400s and early 1500s.

Mechelen

(ˈmɛxələn)
n
(Placename) a city in N Belgium, in Antwerp province: capital of the Netherlands from 1507 to 1530; formerly famous for lace-making; now has an important vegetable market. Pop: 76 981 (2004 est). French name: Malines English name: Mechlin
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a seat Shopping at Stadsfeestzaal, Antwerp You can enjoy the view and a brew up St Rumbold's tower in Mechelen, below I'M ABOUT to sample my first beer of the day and it's not even lunchtime.
At 97 metres high, and more than 500 steps to the top, it's a workout to reach the summit of the UNESCO world heritage site, but the effort is well worth it for the excellent views of Mechelen and northern Belgium.
At 97 metres high, and more than 500 steps to the top, it's a work-out to reach the summit of the UNESCO world heritage site, but the effort is well worth it for the excellent views of Mechelen and northern Belgium.
After sinking my third variety of Palm beer, I took a taxi to the city of Mechelen to meet local beer expert Sofie Vanrafelghem.
HATS off to Mechelen goalkeeper Jean-Francois Gillet who pulled off not one, not two but THREE penalty saves in the same match from three different players.
In OctoberA Colruyt will also start building a distribution centre in Mechelen where 670 jobs will be created over time.
BRUSSELS, April 12 (KUNA) -- Mayors of three Belgian towns: Antwerp, Vilvoorde, and Mechelen held a meeting on Thursday night in Antwerp to discuss the problems of young Belgian Muslims volunteering to fight with opposition groups in Syria, according to Belgian media reports Friday.
Screenplay, Philippe Mechelen, Chantal Lauby, Baroux, based on a screenplay by Mechelen.