Low Countries

plural noun
  1. the lowland region near the North Sea, forming the lower basin of the Rhine, Meuse, and Scheldt rivers, divided in the Middle Ages into numerous small states: corresponding to modern Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.

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  • She offered Philip to fly with her boy to the Low Countries and to serve as a pretender in his hands.

    History of the English People | John Richard Green

British Dictionary definitions for Low Countries

Low Countries

pl n
  1. the lowland region of W Europe, on the North Sea: consists of Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands

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