Bel·​gae | \ ˈbel-ˌgī How to pronounce Belgae (audio) , -ˌjē \

Definition of Belgae

: a people occupying parts of northern Gaul and Britain in Caesar's time

Other Words from Belgae

Belgic \ ˈbel-​jik How to pronounce Belgic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Belgae

1573, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Belgae

Latin, plural of Belga

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“Belgae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Belgae. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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