[broo-jiz, broozh; French bryzh]
- a city in NW Belgium: connected by canal with its seaport, Zeebrugge.
Flemish Brug·ge [brœkh-uh] /ˈbrœx ə/.
- a province in W Belgium. 1249 sq. mi. (3235 sq. km). Capital: Bruges.
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Previous winners of the short film Oscar include Martin McDonagh, who went on to direct In Bruges.How to Hustle Your Way to the Oscars
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So we ended up scanning the real Bruges Madonna and putting it in as a visual effect.Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman
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And the actor nabbed a surprise 2009 Golden Globe playing a conflicted mob hitman in the Sundance hit In Bruges.Colin Farrell Eyes Return to Hollywood A-List With ‘Total Recall’ Reboot
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Born in Bruges, Belgium, Wouter De Backer moved with his family to Australia at the age of 2.Gotye on His Viral Hit ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’
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Spices in Bruges sold for two or three times what they cost in Venice.Introductory American History
Henry Eldridge Bourne
Its main market was at Bruges in Flanders, which was then a bee-hive of industry and thrift.The Railroad Question
A year later, at his meeting with Charles at Bruges, he treated the Emperor as an equal.Henry VIII.
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Also the same yere was treted at Bruges for the pees betwen the too reaumes.
It was the port of the great and rich manufacturing towns of Bruges and Ghent.The History of London
- a city in NW Belgium, capital of West Flanders province: centre of the medieval European wool and cloth trade. Pop: 117 025 (2004 est)Flemish name: Brugge (ˈbryxə)
- a province of W Belgium: the country's chief agricultural province. Capital: Bruges. Pop: 1 135 802 (2004 est). Area: 3132 sq km (1209 sq miles)
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