brabant

[ bruh-bant, brah-buh nt; Dutch brah-bahnt; French bra-bahn ]SEE DEFINITION OF brabant
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRABANT

Born in Brabant, the blood of Charlemagne was in his veins through his mother.

A native seaman struck eight bells and Brabant came on deck.

"Away with him below," said Brabant, turning on his heel and walking aft.

Brabant was seated on the skylight with an outspread chart before him.

Brabant made a gesture towards the main hatch, then stepped forward.

Diaz stepped below to Brabant, who was lying in his bunk reading a book.

He knew Brabant well, and knew of Mrs. Brabant more than did her husband.

You have paid Mrs. Brabant such attention that her husband is like to hear of it.

Brabant stopped in his walk, and Lester and Pedro Diaz drew aside a little.

Brabant is especially rich in fourteenth and fifteenth centuryPg 093 churches.

WORD ORIGIN

region in eastern Belgium (in Middle Ages much more extensive), from Old High German brahha "newly broken land" (see break (v.)) + bant "region."

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