What does bruges mean?

bruges meaning in General Dictionary

a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by channel on North-Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading person in the Hanseatic League; the old city (referred to as City of Bridges) is a well known tourist attraction

Sentence Examples with the word bruges

The French prince was actually inaugurated duke of Brabant at Antwerp (February 1582) and count of Flanders at Bruges (July), but his misconduct speedily led to his withdrawal from the Netherlands, and even before the assassination of Orange (July 1584) the authority of Philip had been practically restored throughout the two provinces.

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