[ mek-lin ]
/ ˈmɛk lɪn /
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
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Example sentences from the Web for mechelen
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 (1 of 2)
/ (ˈmɛxələn) /
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
British Dictionary definitions for mechelen (2 of 2)
/ (ˈmɛklɪn) /
the English name for Mechelen
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