- a seaport in NW Belgium.
Flemish Oo·sten·de [oh-sten-duh] /oʊˈstɛn də/.French Os·tende [aws-tahnd] /ɔsˈtɑ̃d/.
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Shall get to Ostend, or Rotterdam, safe and snug; thence to Paris.Night and Morning, Complete
At Ostend, they joined the main Belgian army after its retreat from Antwerp.
We are to sail for Ostend by the regular packet, two of which go every week from Dover.Barrington
Charles James Lever
The family sailed for Ostend, and I accompanied them to the mouth of the Thames.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Let her go, and you can join her a few days later, travelling by Ostend.The Doctor of Pimlico
William Le Queux
- a port and resort in NW Belgium, in West Flanders on the North Sea. Pop: 68 273 (2004 est)French name: Ostende (ɔstɑ̃d) Flemish name: Oostende