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  1. a market town in E Belgium, capital of Limburg province. Pop: 69 127 (2004 est)
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Historical Examples

  • He is probably still to be seen at Hasselt, in the South of Belgium, which was his native place.

    Peeps At Many Lands: Belgium

    George W. T. Omond

  • Seidel quotes a case from Hasselt, in which a father, for the purpose of obtaining insurance money, killed his child by calomel.

  • There I once made the acquaintance of the very famous comic actor Hasselt.


    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • North-west of Hasselt is Beverloo, where all the Belgian troops go through a course of instruction annually.

  • Hasselt is best known for its great septennial fte held on the day of Assumption, August 15th.