[French bry-sel, bryk-]
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Examples from the Web for bruxelles
His studies of fortifications at Bruxelles were over by this time.The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.
W. M. Thackeray
Perhaps she is not worse than Belgium, Buckingham or Bruxelles!
I could see nothing but the pattern of the Bruxelles lace, as she drew back.In a Glass Darkly, v. 2/3
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Sunday evening brought the party to Brussels, or Bruxelles, in the original.Story of Chester Lawrence
Hence the terms point de Bruxelles, point de Malines, point de Valenciennes, &c.
- the French name for Brussels
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