HyperDic: bruges

English > 1 sense of the word Bruges:
NOUNlocationBruges, City of Bridgesa city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea
Bruges > pronunciation
Soundsbruw'jhihz; bruw'zh
RhymesAgassiz ... wiz: 36 rhymes with ihz...
rouge
English > Bruges: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction.
SynonymCity of Bridges
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Member ofHanseatic LeagueA commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas
Part ofBelgium, Kingdom of Belgium, BelgiqueA monarchy in northwestern Europe
SpanishBrujas
CatalanBruges

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