Definitions for brabantbrəˈbænt, -ˈbɑ̃, ˈbrɑ bənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bra•bantbrəˈbænt, -ˈbɑ̃, ˈbrɑ bənt(n.)

  1. a former duchy in W Europe, now divided between the Netherlands and Belgium.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. a province in central Belgium. 2,253,794; 1268 sq. mi. (3285 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Cap.: Brussels.

Bra•bant′ine-ˈbæn tɪn, -taɪn(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. Brabant(ProperNoun)

    Until 1995, a province of central Belgium; since divided into Flemish Brabant, Brussels-Capital Region and Walloon Brabant.

  2. Brabant(ProperNoun)

    Historical region, comprising sense 1, the Belgian/Flemish province of Antwerp, plus the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Brabant

    in mediæval times was an important prov. of the Low Countries, inhabitants Dutch, cap. Breda; is now divided between Holland and Belgium. It comprises three provs., the N. or Dutch Brabant; Antwerp, a Belgian prov., inhabitants Flemings, cap. Antwerp; and S. Brabant, also Belgian, inhabitants Walloons, cap. Brussels; the whole mostly a plain.

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