Brabant

[ bruh-bant, brah-buh nt; Dutch brah-bahnt; French bra-bahn ]
/ brəˈbænt, ˈbrɑ bənt; Dutch ˈbrɑ bɑnt; French braˈbɑ̃ /

noun

a former duchy in W Europe, now divided between the Netherlands and Belgium.
a province in central Belgium. 1268 sq. mi. (3285 sq. km). Capital: Brussels.
Related formsBra·bant·ine [bruh-ban-tin, -tahyn] /brəˈbæn tɪn, -taɪn/, adjective
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Brabant

/ (brəˈbænt) /

noun

a former duchy of W Europe: divided when Belgium became independent (1830), the south forming the Belgian provinces of Antwerp and Brabant and the north forming the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands
a former province of central Belgium; replaced in 1995 by the provinces of Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant

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