Definition of Belgian in English:


Line breaks: Bel|gian
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛldʒ(ə)n


  • Relating to Belgium.
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    • He was a bit crude and matter-of-fact in his dialogue, though he did promise me a box of Belgian chocolates.
    • I like Belgian chocolates but I'd soon get sick of eating them all day.
    • Homemade chocolate brulée made with Belgian chocolate - well, who could resist?


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  • A native or inhabitant of Belgium, or a person of Belgian descent.
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    • The Danes, Belgians and Italians are more relaxed still with their working weeks of fewer than 39 hours.
    • And also she has scoured the world to see what successful countries like the Russians and the Belgians are doing.
    • They reported that the fatalities also include three Danes, two Swedes, two Belgians and one French.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody