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Belgian

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noun Bel·gian \ˈbel-jən\

Simple Definition of Belgian

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Belgium

  • : a person of Belgian descent

Full Definition of Belgian

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Belgium

  2. 2 :  any of a breed of heavy muscular usually roan or chestnut draft horses developed in Belgium

Belgian adjective

Circa 1623

First Known Use of belgian

circa 1623


BELGIAN Defined for Kids

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Belgian

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adjective Bel·gian \ˈbel-jən\

Definition of Belgian

  1. :  of or relating to Belgium or the Belgians




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Belgian

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noun Bel·gian

Definition of Belgian

  1. :  a person born or living in Belgium





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