Belgian

noun Bel·gian \ ˈbel-jən \

Definition of Belgian

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

Belgian

adjective

First Known Use of belgian

1830


BELGIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Belgian

noun

Definition of Belgian for English Language Learners

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

  • : a person of Belgian descent


BELGIAN Defined for Kids

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Belgian

adjective Bel·gian \ ˈbel-jən \

Definition of Belgian for Students

: of or relating to Belgium or the Belgians

2

Belgian

noun

Definition of Belgian for Students

: a person born or living in Belgium

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