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Bruges

city in modern Belgium, from plural of Flemish brug "bridge," from the Proto-Germanic source of English bridge (n.).

updated on August 12, 2017

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Definitions of Bruges from WordNet

Bruges (n.)
a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction;
Synonyms: City of Bridges
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