[ bel-guh ]
/ ˈbɛl gə /
a former Belgian currency unit in foreign exchange, equal to five Belgian francs: in use from 1926 to 1945.
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Origin of belga
1925–30; <French, Dutch <Latin Belga, singular of Belgae
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British Dictionary definitions for belga
/ (ˈbɛlɡə) /
a former Belgian monetary unit worth five francs
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