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an ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium
Flemish, Flemish dialectadjective
one of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch
of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or culture
"the Flemish population of Belgium"; "Flemish painters"
Of or relating to Flanders, either as the historical county of Flanders (the current provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders in Belgium, Zeelandic Flanders in the Netherlands and French Flanders); or as the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.
Of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language.
The Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders.
To coil a rope into a neat pattern on the deck of a ship
Etymology: flemmysshe, from flemsche, from vlāmisch, vlemesch (modern Vlaams), from flamsk ‘Fleming’ (cf. West Frisian Flaamsk), from flaumaz ‘flowing, current (water)’ and *-iskaz. More at Flanders.
Flemish (Vlaams) is a Low Franconian dialect cluster of the Dutch language. It is sometimes referred to as Flemish Dutch (Vlaams-Nederlands), Belgian Dutch (Belgisch-Nederlands [ˈbɛlɣis ˈneːdərlɑnts] (listen)), or Southern Dutch (Zuid-Nederlands). Flemish is native to Flanders, a historical region in northern Belgium; it is spoken by Flemings, the dominant ethnic group of the region. Outside of Flanders, it is also spoken to some extent in French Flanders and the Dutch Zeelandic Flanders.
pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings
the language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
flem′ish, adj. of or belonging to the Flemings or people of Flanders, or their language.—n. Flem′ing, a native of Flanders.—Flemish school, a school of painting formed by the brothers Van Eyck, reaching its height in Rubens, Vandyck, and Teniers; Flemish stitch, a stitch used in making certain kinds of point-lace. [Dut. Vlaamsch.]
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The numerical value of Flemish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Flemish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Flemish in a Sentence
I'm a neutral figure, it's very easy for me to judge the person as a footballer. For me it doesn't make a difference if he's from the Flemish part or Wallonia part or where they are from.
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