Ghent

[ gent ]
/ gɛnt /

noun

a port in northwestern Belgium, at the confluence of the Scheldt and Lys rivers: treaty 1814.

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French Gand [gahn] /gɑ̃/ . Flemish Gent [khent] /xɛnt/ .
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Ghent
/ (ɡɛnt) /

noun

an industrial city and port in NW Belgium, capital of East Flanders province, at the confluence of the Rivers Lys and Scheldt: formerly famous for its cloth industry; university (1816). Pop: 229 344 (2004 est)Flemish name: Gent French name: Gand
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