or Flemish Oostende or French Ostende geographical name city & port NW Belgium population 68,500

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  • Ostend — Os*tend , v. t. [L. ostendere to show.] To exhibit; to manifest. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Mercy to mean offenders we ll ostend. J. Webster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ostend — Ostend, Theil der Stadt London, s.d. E) d) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ostend — [ō̂ ständ′äs tend′, äs′tend] seaport in NW Belgium, on the North Sea: pop. 69,000: Fr. name Ostende [ō̂ ständ′] …   English World dictionary

  • Ostend — For other uses, see Ostend (disambiguation). Ostend Oostende (Dutch) The beach at the pier …   Wikipedia

  • Ostend — Stadtteil von Frankfurt am Main …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ostend — /os tend , os tend/, n. a seaport in NW Belgium. 69,039. French, Ostende /aws tahonnd /. * * * ▪ Belgium Flemish  Oostende , French  Ostende        municipality, Flanders Region, northwestern Belgium. It lies along the North Sea and at the end of …   Universalium

  • Ostend — Ostende Ostende : la plage, la digue et la tour Europacenter …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ostend — äˈstend transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English ostenden, from Latin ostendere to show : to show clearly : exhibit, manifest seemed to me somewhat to ostend his relationship with the … household H.H.Johnston …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ostend — noun /ˈɒstˌɛnd/ The largest coastal city of Belgium …   Wiktionary

  • OSTEND —    (26), a favourite watering place on the SW. coast of Belgium, 65 m. due W. of Antwerp; attracts 20,000 visitors every summer; it is an important seaport, having daily mail communication with Dover, and it manufactures linen and sail cloth;… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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