Escaut

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Escaut

(ɛsko)
n
(Placename) the French name for the Scheldt
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Scheldt

(skɛlt)

n.
a river in W Europe, flowing from N France through W Belgium and SW Netherlands into the North Sea. 270 mi. (435 km) long. Flemish, Schel•de (ˈsxɛl də) French, Escaut.
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For their new export identity the Dubuissons settled on Scaldis, the ancient Roman name for the Schelde River.
Departing December 23, the threestar ship sails to Rotterdam before reaching Antwerp on Christmas Day, where there's a chance to walk off Christmas lunch along the Schelde River. On Boxing Day, join an optional tour of this medieval town before moving on to Ghent and Bruges.