meaning of Belgium

Belgium meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, "Low Germany as well as the Netherlands," from the Latin title of area near right here occupied by the Belg

Belgium meaning in General Dictionary

a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty business

Sentence Examples with the word Belgium

By means of chains worked by a winch .2 The shutter weir, introduced on the upper Seine about the middle of the 19th century and subsequently adopted for weirs across several rivers in France, Belgium and the United States, consists of a row of wooden or iron shutters turning on a horizontal axis a little above their centre of pressure, borne by an iron trestle at the back of each shutter, which is hinged to the apron of the weir, and supported when raised by an iron prop resting against an iron shoe fastened on the apron (fig.

View more Sentence Examples