- province of N Belgium: 1,107 sq mi (2,867 sq km)
- its capital, on the Scheldt River
Fl. name Ant′wer·pen
also An·vers or Ant·wer·pen
A city of northern Belgium on the Scheldt River north of Brussels. One of Europe's busiest ports, it has been a center of the diamond industry since the 15th century. The first stock exchange was founded here in 1460.