a seaport in northern Belgium, on the Scheldt.
a province in northern Belgium. 1,104 sq. mi. (2,860 sq. km).
- French An·vers [ahn-ver] /ɑ̃ˈvɛr/ .
- Flemish Ant·wer·pen [ahnt-ver-puhn]. /ˈɑnt vɛr pən/.
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How to use Antwerp in a sentence
When the gene doesn’t work, “the mosquito itself doesn’t work,” says Ruth Müller, chief ecologist and entomologist at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium.Who decides whether to use gene drives against malaria-carrying mosquitoes? | Tina Hesman Saey | June 3, 2022 | Science News
To seal his place among the multi-victory legends, he won the marathon eight years later, in the post-World War I Games in Antwerp in 1920.As Sifan Hassan Attempts Olympic Triple, a Look at Historic Multi-Medalists | jversteegh | August 4, 2021 | Outside Online
As daily cyclists in snowy Bern and rainy Antwerp will happily attest, pedaling is an excellent way to keep warm.The top 10 cities for biking probably aren’t where you think | By Andrew Small | March 3, 2021 | Popular-Science
The American shooter won two golds at the 1920 Games in Antwerp.Why Olympic Swimmer Klete Keller, Arrested for Allegedly Invading the Capitol, Probably Won't Lose His Olympic Medals | Sean Gregory | January 14, 2021 | Time
Fat is the focus for Peace of Meat, a startup based in Antwerp, Belgium, that aims to provide high-quality cultured fats, particularly duck and chicken fat, to other players in the industry.Your first lab-grown burger is coming soon—and it’ll be “blended” | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Van Noten was born in 1958 in Antwerp to parents involved in fashion and retail.
His showroom remains in Antwerp rather than a major fashion capital like Paris or London.
Other cities featured on the top ten list include Los Angeles, Barcelona, Berlin, Antwerp, Sydney, Rome, and Shanghai.New York City Named Fashion Capital of the World; Naomi Campbell Denies Bullying Allegations | The Fashion Beast Team | February 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was in early life a shipcarpenter, and subsequently American consul at Antwerp.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Very likely the next great war will have begun before we realize that the three days' delay in the fall of Antwerp saved Calais.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
In a hotel in the city of Antwerp, where we stayed for several days, we occupied adjoining bedrooms having a communicating door.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
I wish the good people would knock off the top part of Antwerp Cathedral spire.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches | William Makepeace Thackeray
Early dawn saw him on board the Antwerp boat, and he reached the Continent in safety.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for Antwerp
a province of N Belgium. Pop: 1 668 812 (2004 est). Area: 2859 sq km (1104 sq miles)
a port in N Belgium, capital of Antwerp province, on the River Scheldt: a major European port. Pop: 455 148 (2004 est)
- Flemish name: Antwerpen (ˈɑntwɛrpə)
- French name: Anvers
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