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Benelux

[ ben-l-uhks ]
/ ˈbɛn lˌʌks /
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noun

a customs union comprising Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, begun January 1, 1948.
Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg considered together.

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British Dictionary definitions for Benelux

Benelux
/ (ˈbɛnɪˌlʌks) /

noun

the customs union formed by Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg in 1948; became an economic union in 1960
these countries collectively
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