Belgian
Belgian Bel"gi*an, a. Of or pertaining to Belgium. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Belgium. [1913 Webster]

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  • Belgian — 1. noun A person from Belgium or of Belgian descent. 2. adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Belgium or the Belgian people …   Wiktionary

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