Definition of Belgian in English:

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Belgian

Pronunciation: /ˈbɛldʒ(ə)n/

adjective

Relating to Belgium.
Example sentences
  • 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?

noun

A native or inhabitant of Belgium, or a person of Belgian descent.
Example sentences
  • As Belgians became emphatically European, their own national identity was increasingly under question.
  • 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.

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