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Bruges is a beautiful medieval city almost untouched by time. If you like jazz, you will be well catered for. If you like chocolate and beer, you will be in heaven.
James Frain

Meaning of "Bruges" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BRUGES

Bruges  [bruːʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRUGES

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Bruges is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BRUGES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bruges

Bruges

Coordinates: 51°13′N 3°14′E / 51.217°N 3.233°E / 51.217; 3.233Coordinates: 51°13′N 3°14′E / 51.217°N 3.233°E / 51.217; 3.233 Country Belgium Community Flemish Community Region Flemish Region Province West Flanders Arrondissement Bruges Government • Mayor Renaat Landuyt • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a Area • Total 138.40 km2 Population • Total 117,170 • Density 850/km2 Postal codes 8000, 8200, 8310, 8380 Area codes 050 Website www.brugge.be Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is located in the northwest of the country. The area of the whole city amounts to more than 13,840 hectares, including 1,075 hectares off the coast, at Zeebrugge. The historic city centre is a prominent World Heritage Site of UNESCO. It is oval-shaped and about 430 hectares in size. The city's total population is 117,073, of which around 20,000 live in the city centre.

Definition of Bruges in the English dictionary

The definition of Bruges in the dictionary is a city in NW Belgium, capital of West Flanders province: centre of the medieval European wool and cloth trade. Pop: 117 025 Flemish name: Brugge,.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRUGES


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rouge
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vouge
vuːʒ
voulge
vuːʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRUGES

Bruce
brucella
brucellosis
Bruch
bruchid
brucine
brucite
bruckle
Bruckner
Brudenell
Brueghel
Brugge

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRUGES

Asperges
Borges
Bourges
Bridges
damages
Dark Ages
Ganges
handling charges
Judges
Limoges
Middle Ages
ravages
real wages
ring the changes
syringes
the Dark Ages
Vosges
wages
White Pages
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Synonyms and antonyms of Bruges in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Bruges» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRUGES

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Translator English - Chinese

布鲁日
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Brujas
570 millions of speakers

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Bruges
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ब्रुग्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بروج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Брюгге
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Bruges
270 millions of speakers

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মধ্যে Bruges
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Bruges
220 millions of speakers

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Bruges
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Brügge
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ブリュージュ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

브뤼헤
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bruges
85 millions of speakers
vi

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Bruges
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புரூகெஸில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्रुगेस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bruges
70 millions of speakers

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Bruges
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Brugia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Брюгге
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Bruges
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Μπριζ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Brugge
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Brugge
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Brugge
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUGES»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Bruges

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QUOTES WITH «BRUGES»

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James Frain
Bruges is a beautiful medieval city almost untouched by time. If you like jazz, you will be well catered for. If you like chocolate and beer, you will be in heaven.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRUGES»

Discover the use of Bruges in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Bruges and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bruges-La-Morte
A tale of obsession set against the melancholy of Bruges.
Georges Rodenbach, 2011
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Bruges, Cradle of Capitalism, 1280-1390
This book serves not only as a case-study in medieval economic history, but also as a social and cultural history of medieval Bruges.
James M. Murray, 2005
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Rick Steves' Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels
The self-guided tours in this book will lead you on bike rides over cobblestone streets and on cruises through charming canals. Stop to smell the tulips as you hike past whirring windmills.
Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw, 2013
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Music in Late Medieval Bruges
Though many have written on the musical achievements of the Franco-Flemish school, this book is the first to show how the artists and composers of Bruges worked side by side to shape their acoustic and visual environment and to express ...
Reinhard Strohm, 1990
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Galbert of Bruges and the Historiography of Medieval Flanders
*Leading medieval scholars analyze one of the best-known historical narratives of the Middle Ages*
Jeff Rider, Alan V. Murray, 2009
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Bruges Flower Lace
A reference and instructional work this is produced for the lacemaker with a working knowledge of the craft of Bruges flower lace and describes the basic techniques used in the lace - braids, edgings, leaves, scrolls and flowers - and ...
Edna Sutton, 1997
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The Rough Guide to Bruges & Ghent
The Rough Guide to Bruges and Ghent is the essential pocket handbook to two of the most beautiful and intriguing cities in Europe, featuring: lively accounts of all the attractions, from superb art galleries to the handsome mediaeval city ...
Phil Lee, Rough Guides, 2002
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Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Ghent
What Will Your Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent Encounter Be... Languidly cycling and cruising along tranquil waterwaysSampling delectable pralines made from exotic teasGazing at the North Sea on a coast-hugging tram ridePicking up an ...
Catherine Le Nevez, 2008
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Frommer's Brussels & Bruges with Ghent & Antwerp
Frommer's Brussels & Bruges with Antwerp and Ghent, 2E brings you the best of Belgium’s great cities—from the cosmopolitan Euro-capital of Brussels and postcard-perfect Bruges, to the medieval back streets of Ghent and the culturally ...
George McDonald, 2005
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Lonely Planet Pocket Bruges & Brussels
Colourful and easy-to-use, this neighbourhood-focused guide includes unique local recommendations to maximise your quick trip experience. Looking for more extensive coverage?
Lonely Planet, Helena Smith, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRUGES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Bruges is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Mob's IT Department
... De Moere's family members as well as Van De Moere's own address, a remote farmhouse outside of Bruges where his wife was often alone. «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
2
A Tale of Two Cities: Jewish Antwerp and Brussels
During the early Middle Ages, nearby Bruges was the region's dominant port, thanks to an 1134 storm that created a natural channel to the ... «The Jewish Press, Jul 15»
3
Fairport Convention record local artists' poignant hit 'John Condon'
Tracey and Richard recently played with Luka Bloom in Belgium and are back there now ahead of playing alongside a full orchestra in Bruges ... «Derry Journal, Jul 15»
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Birmingham City in Marbella: Most of these Blues old boys put the …
He was knocked out in the win over FC Bruges and he was in and out of the side for the rest of the 2011-12 campaign. The following season he ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Down Will Come' Episode of HBO's TRUE …
Colin Farrell (Golden Globe winner for "In Bruges") plays Ray Velcoro, a troubled detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Tickets go on sale Tuesday: The Belgian coast is just a …
You can also take the train back from Bruges which is easily accessible from Blankenberge for more sightseeing on the day trip. If you make a ... «Luxemburger Wort - English Edition, Jul 15»
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Interview: Cooperation between EU, China cities developing fast …
Gerhard Stahl, former secretary general of the Committee of the Regions and professor at College of Europe in Bruges made the remarks to ... «GlobalPost, Jul 15»
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Create a people-friendly cycling city
... of the best bike-friendly cities like Amsterdam and Bruges. There's more to becoming a cycling nation than having a comprehensive network, ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
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Eurostar deal: Kids travel to Paris, Brussels and Bruges for £1 each …
Kids can travel for £1 to Paris, Brussels and Bruges in Eurostar's latest sale when travelling with an adult with a full priced ticket. Tickets must be ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Liverpool striker target joins AC Milan
Bacca, 28, has spent two seasons at Sevilla since moving to southern Spain from Club Bruges of Belgium. He has scored 49 goals in 108 ... «Fox Sports, Jul 15»

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