HyperDic: city_of_bridges

English > 1 sense of the expression City of Bridges:
NOUNlocationCity of Bridges, Brugesa city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea
English > City of Bridges: 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.
SynonymBruges
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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