a province in W Belgium. 1,150 sq. mi. (2,980 sq. km). Capital: Ghent.
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How to use East Flanders in a sentence
Ghent (gent), capital of province of East Flanders, Belgium.Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four. | William H. Elson
East Flanders lies east and north-east of the western province, and extends northwards to the neighbourhood of Antwerp.
British Dictionary definitions for East Flanders
a province of W Belgium: low-lying, with reclaimed land in the northeast: textile industries. Capital: Ghent. Pop: 1 373 720 (2004 est). Area: 2979 sq km (1150 sq miles)
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