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Benelux

[ben-l-uhks]
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noun
  1. a customs union comprising Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, begun January 1, 1948.
  2. Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg considered together.
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British Dictionary definitions for benelux

Benelux

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

the customs union of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg, formed October 1947.

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