Brussels meaning

brŭsəlz
The capital city of Belgium, in the central part of the country. Once the chief town of Brabant, it was made (1530) the capital of the Netherlands under the Habsburgs. Officially bilingual (Flemish and French), it became capital of Belgium in 1830.
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(place) Capital of Belgium, in the central part: headquarters of the European Union.
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(idiomatic) The European Union.
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Origin of brussels

  • From Germanic, composed of words *brocca (“marsh”) + *sali (“building, room”), which is from Latin cella.

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