Belgian

Definitions

  • Belgian Types
    Belgian Types
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Belgian of or relating to or characteristic of Belgium or the Belgian people "the Belgian Queen"
    • n Belgian a native or inhabitant of Belgium
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Belgian Of or pertaining to Belgium.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Belgian Belonging to Belgium, a small country of Europe, between France and Germany, formerly part of the Netherlands, erected into an independent kingdom in 1830–31.
    • n Belgian A native or an inhabitant of the kingdom of Belgium.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Belgian bel′ji-an belonging to Belgium, a country of Europe
    • n Belgian a native of Belgium
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Usage

In literature:

A panic on the Belgian market was the immediate consequence.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
When that fell, the railway system of the Belgian plains lay open to the invaders.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
South of Dixmude a strong German raiding party attempted to attack a Belgian outpost.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
But we are now, in the story of Herbert Hoover, only in the year 1900, and the Belgian Relief did not begin until 1914.
"Herbert Hoover" by Vernon Kellogg
Henri Vieuxtemps, noted Belgian violinist, made his American debut at a concert at the Park Theatre, New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
He saw something of the bombardment of Rheims and he watched the monitors at work on the Belgian coast.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 30, 1914" by Various
Grace had never before been in the Belgian capital, but she summoned a cab, and proceeded without difficulty to the Hotel Metropole.
"The Ivory Snuff Box" by Arnold Fredericks
It doesn't carry the little Belgian flag the other does, you notice.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
One now sees many British and Belgian soldiers about Paris.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
Yes, I would lose no time in crossing to the gay little Belgian capital and search him out.
"The Sign of Silence" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

In blood bought Belgian trenches,
On stormy Northern Sea,
Brave hearts of oak are watching,
Protecting you and me.
"What Owest Thou" by Abner Cosens
Two homeless birds, fatigued by flight,
Have rested on the Belgian shore;
And now, at the approach of night,
Must spread their wings, and fly once more.
"Birds Of Passage" by John Lawson Stoddard
The bold Belgian burgher from Brussels,
Has fought in a hundred hard tussles,
And is still going strong,
Nor will it be long,
Ere the foe back to Berlin he hustles.
"The Allied Forces" by Abner Cosens
Beluchistan and Bonn,
Braemar and Babylon
All feel the French offence against legality,
And Boston and Bilbao
And Bucks and Bulawayo
Will perish for their Belgian neutrality.
"Alliterativism" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
And the injured Prussian may
Not unreasonably say
"Why, it cannot be so small a nationality
Since Brixton and Batavia,
Bolivia and Belgravia,
Are bursting with the Belgian neutrality."
"The Latest School" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
And the injured Prussian may
Not unreasonably say
"Why, it cannot be so small a nationality!
Since Brixton and Batavia,
Bolivia and Belgravia,
Are bursting with the Belgian neutrality."
"Alliterativism" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

Juan Antonio Flecha wins the opening Belgian semi-classic for Team Sky.
The Belgian drugmaker is pursuing a sale, inking deals, issuing debt, and launching a power drug for Parkinson's—all at once.
But Kinshasa deployed a battalion of Belgian-trained special forces, pushing Bosco out of town.
Deschutes "The Stoic " Quad: The Big Belgian From Little Bend.
"Beware of poetry," said the Belgian playwright Ghelderode, "that announces itself with placards".
Classic Cloth's Briar is a compelling abstract pattern that magnifies a detail of Belgian lace.
The Belgian director Ivo van Hove loves great playwriting.
Last June, an 83-year-old Belgian woman suffering from oral cancer and an infection that was eating away at her jaw received a jawbone transplant that took a team of 10 surgeons 11 hours to complete.
Seven monasteries (six are Belgian, one, La Trappe, is Dutch) are allowed to label their beer as Trappist .
Bristol's Belgian-Style Ale Tripel .
What's for dinner?For the Belgian truck farmers who settled in Shawnee at the turn of the last century, it might have been a meal of Hot Pot Stew, Belgian Fries, Potato Buttermilk Soup or Rice Soup and Custard.
What is happening in the Belgian Church.
The Belgian painter James Ensor (1860-1949) may have been the ultimate misunderstood artist.
Belgians and Greeks do it, Nice young men who sell antiques do it Let's do it.
The Europe sculpture of Belgian artist May Claerhout outside the European Parliament building on November 17, 2011 in Brussels, Belgium.
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In science:

T.D. acknowledges a Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Fonds voor Wetenschappelijke Onderzoek, Vlaanderen and also support from the IUAP programme of the Belgian government, the grant V-18, and the Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry.
Tomography of one and two qubit states and factorisation of the Wigner distribution in prime power dimensions
He also took part in different scientific short talks contests, and became a prizewinner for a talk about “special relativity”, and received a prize from the Belgian Shell Company which had organised the contest.
The Roland De Witte 1991 Detection of Absolute Motion and Gravitational Waves
This article first appeared in the publication of the Belgian Physical Society, Physicalia Magazine, 17, 159, (1995), where it is followed by an exchange between Prigogine and Bricmont.
From Time-symmetric Microscopic Dynamics to Time-asymmetric Macroscopic Behavior: An Overview
Fran¸cois is funded by a grant from the Belgian F.R.I.A.
Resampling methods for parameter-free and robust feature selection with mutual information
Parts of this research result from the Belgian Program on Interuniversity Attraction Poles, initiated by the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office.
Resampling methods for parameter-free and robust feature selection with mutual information
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