or French Flandre or Flemish Vlaanderen geographical name 1. medieval county along coast of what is now Belgium and adjacent parts of France & Netherlands capital Lille 2. semiautonomous region W Belgium — see East Flanders, West Flanders

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  • Flanders —    Flanders (Du., Vlaanderen) is the Dutch language region and community of Belgium surrounding the Brussels Capital Region. It includes Flemish Brabant (Du., Vlaams Brabant), the portion of the former province of Brabant lying to the north of… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Flanders — Flanders, NY U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 3646 Housing Units (2000): 1521 Land area (2000): 12.270205 sq. miles (31.779684 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.520377 sq. miles (6.527746 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.790582 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Flanders — /flan deuhrz/, n. a medieval country in W Europe, extending along the North Sea from the Strait of Dover to the Scheldt River: the corresponding modern regions include the provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders in W Belgium, and the… …   Universalium

  • Flanders — Famille Flanders La famille Flanders est une famille fictive de la série animée télévisée Les Simpson. C est une famille très religieuse composée de Ned, le père, Maude, la mère, et de leurs deux fils Rod et Todd. Ils vivent au 740 Evergreen… …   Wikipédia en Français

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