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  1. French name of Antwerp.
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Examples from the Web for anvers

Historical Examples

  • "The letter is postmarked 'Anvers,'" said the doctor, picking up the letter from the table.

    Dikes and Ditches

    Oliver Optic

  • He was slain in a bloody battle with them, near Anvers, in 866.

  • The lighter of these models (which was shown at Anvers) weighs no less than 264,000 pounds, carriage not included.

  • I reached Anvers in two days, and finding a yacht ready to start I got on board and arrived at Rotterdam the next day.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • A woman at Anvers had given birth to a son, the offspring of an illicit connection, who came into the world deaf and dumb.

    The Pilgrims Of The Rhine

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

British Dictionary definitions for anvers


  1. the French name for Antwerp
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