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Mechlin

[mek-lin]
noun
  1. French Malines. Flemish Mech·e·len [mekh-uh-luh n] /ˈmɛx ə lən/. a city in N Belgium.
  2. Mechlin lace.
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Historical Examples

  • So the late autumn of that year found Barty and his aunt at Malines, or Mechelen, as it calls itself in its native tongue.

    The Martian

    George Du Maurier


British Dictionary definitions for mechelen

Mechelen

noun
  1. a city in N Belgium, in Antwerp province: capital of the Netherlands from 1507 to 1530; formerly famous for lace-making; now has an important vegetable market. Pop: 76 981 (2004 est)French name: Malines English name: Mechlin
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Mechlin

noun
  1. the English name for Mechelen
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