[ zee-broog-uh; Flemish zey-brœkh-uh ]

  1. a seaport in NW Belgium: part of the city of Bruges; German submarine base in World War I.

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How to use Zeebrugge in a sentence

  • As to the material results, in the case of Zeebrugge's these alone had been well worth attaining.

  • Information from all quarters shows that the Germans are steadily developing an important submarine base at Zeebrugge.

    1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • On January 22, 1915, another raid was made by two of our aviators on the new German naval base of Zeebrugge.

  • When we were off Zeebrugge, Sinjy, my observer, saw some little specks off the Mole.

    'Green Balls' | Paul Bewsher
  • It is not intended that too early in the evening should Zeebrugge be excited.

    'Green Balls' | Paul Bewsher

British Dictionary definitions for Zeebrugge


/ (Flemish ˈzeːbryxə, English ˈziːˌbrʊɡə) /

  1. 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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