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Antwerp

[ an-twerp ]
/ ˈæn twərp /
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noun
a seaport in northern Belgium, on the Scheldt.
a province in northern Belgium. 1,104 sq. mi. (2,860 sq. km).
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French An·vers [ahn-ver] /ɑ̃ˈvɛr/ . Flemish Ant·wer·pen [ahnt-ver-puhn]. /ˈɑnt vɛr pən/.
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Antwerp
/ (ˈæntwɜːp) /

noun
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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