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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  1. County of Brabant

    The County of Brabant is a small land area in the Netherlands. The County is located west of Brussels. When the Duchy of Brabant was formed in 1085/1086, the name Brabant was applied to the entire area under the control of the Dukes of Brabant, beginning in the 13th century. Upon the death of Count Palatine Herman II of Lotharingia in 1085, Emperor Henry IV assigned his fief between the Dender and Zenne rivers as the Landgraviate of Brabant to Count Henry III of Leuven and Brussels.

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