Brabant meaning

brə-bănt, -bänt, bräbənt, -bänt
A historic region of the Low Countries. Formerly a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire (1190–1795), it is now divided between the southern Netherlands and north-central Belgium.
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(place) Former duchy of W Europe, originating in the late 12th cent.: since 1830, divided between the Netherlands (North Brabant province) & Belgium (provinces Antwerp & Brabant)
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(place) Province of central Belgium: 1,297 sq mi (3,359 sq km); cap. Brussels.
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Until 1995, a province of central Belgium; since divided into Flemish Brabant, Brussels-Capital Region and Walloon Brabant.
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Historical region, comprising sense 1, the Belgian/Flemish province of Antwerp, plus the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant.
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