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Brussels

(Encyclopedia)Brussels brŭˈsəlz , Fr. Bruxelles, Du. Brussel, city and region (2021 pop., 2,095,688), 63 ...

Brussels griffon

(Encyclopedia)Brussels griffon, breed of sturdy toy dog developed in Belgium in the 18th and 19th cent. It stands about 8 in. (20.3 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 6 to 12 lb (2.7–5.5 kg). There are two ...

Brussels sprouts

(Encyclopedia)Brussels sprouts, variety (gemmifera) of cabbage producing small edible heads (sprouts) along the stem. It is cultivated like cabbage and was first developed in Belgium and France in the 18th cent. Br...

Ixelles

(Encyclopedia)Ixelles ēksĕlˈ [key], Du Elsene, commune, Brussels region, central Belgium. Ixelles is an ...

Anderlecht

(Encyclopedia)Anderlecht änˈdərlĕkht [key], commune, Brussels region., central Belgium, on the Charleroi-Brussels Canal, an industrial and residential suburb of Brussels. Erasmus li...

Bordet, Jules

(Encyclopedia)Bordet, Jules zhül bôrdāˈ [key], 1870–1961, Belgian serologist and immunologist, M.D. Univ. of Brussels, 1892. He became director of the Pasteur Institute in Brussels in 1901 and professor at th...

griffon

(Encyclopedia)griffon: see Brussels griffon; wirehaired pointing griffon. ...

Jemappes

(Encyclopedia)Jemappes zhəmäpˈ [key], town, Hainaut prov., S Belgium. It is a coal-mining center of the Borinage region. Manufactures include iron and steel. At Jemappes in 1792 the French under Dumouriez defeat...

Horta, Victor, Baron

(Encyclopedia)Horta, Victor, Baron, 1861–1947, Belgian architect. The Tassel House in Brussels (1892–93), his first mature work, was the earliest monument of art nouveau. It was excelled only by his later works...

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