- an ancient chiefly Celtic people that lived in northern Gaul.
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Examples from the Web for belgae
The Belgae, and other Germanic tribes, were also on the move.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
From them he learned that the Belgae could muster about 300,000 men.
Caesar raised two new legions, making eight in all, and marched against the Belgae as soon as the spring opened.
The Belgae were in many respects a superior race to most of their blood-allies.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66
John Lothrop Motley
The Belgae had been crossing the narrow sea and settling here, presumably driving away the inhabitants whom they found.The Christian Church in These Islands before the Coming of Augustine
George Forrest Browne
- an ancient Celtic people who in Roman times inhabited present-day Belgium and N France
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