[zee-broo g-uh; Flemish zey-brœkh-uh]
- a seaport in NW Belgium: part of the city of Bruges; German submarine base in World War I.
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Examples from the Web for zeebrugge
They arrived at Zeebrugge at noon, and were immediately unloaded.
We have taken nearly twenty thousand prisoners, and Zeebrugge is threatened.The Devil's Paw
E. Phillips Oppenheim
On this same date Zeebrugge and Ostend fell into the hands of the Germans.The War in the Air; Vol. 1
He walks with a limp owing to a wound received at the Zeebrugge affair.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal
We are now slowly, very slowly, struggling back to Zeebrugge.Diary of a U-Boat Commander
- a port in NW Belgium, in W Flanders on the North Sea: linked by canal with Bruges; German submarine base in World War I
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