Ghent
or Flemish Gent or French Gand geographical name city NW central Belgium capital of East Flanders population 230,246

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ghent — • Comprises the whole territory of East Flanders, one of the nine provinces of Belgium Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ghent     Ghent      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Ghent — Ghent, NY U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 586 Housing Units (2000): 250 Land area (2000): 1.539739 sq. miles (3.987906 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004396 sq. miles (0.011386 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.544135 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • GHENT — (Flemish Gent; Fr. Gand), city in N.W. Belgium. That there was a Jewish settlement in Ghent in the eighth century, as indicated in some early Christian chronicles, is difficult to believe. The Jews were expelled from the city as from the rest of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Ghent — (altertümlich Gaunt), englischer Name für Gent …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ghent — [gent] city in NW Belgium: capital of East Flanders: pop. 226,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Ghent — /gent/, n. a port in NW Belgium, at the confluence of the Scheldt and Lys rivers: treaty 1814. 142,551. French, Gand. Flemish, Gent. * * * Flemish Gent French Gand City (pop., 2000 est.: 224,180), capital of East Flanders province, northwestern… …   Universalium

  • Ghent — *GER: *JPN: Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture *GER: Melle *MAR: Mohammedia *FRA: Saint Raphaël *USA: ee also*List of Mayors of Ghent *Ghent University *K.A.A. GentExternal links* [http://www.gent.be Official website] Information available in Dutch,… …   Wikipedia

  • Ghent — Gand  Pour l’article homophone, voir Gant. Gand (nl) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ghent — This interesting surname, with variant spellings Jent and Ghent, is of early medieval French origin, and is from a nickname for one who was well born, courteous and noble in conduct . It derives from the Middle English gente , a development of… …   Surnames reference

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