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Flemish adj : of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or culture; "the Flemish population of Belgium"; "Flemish painters"


1 an ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium
2 one of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch [syn: Flemish dialect]

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see flemish




  1. Of or relating to Flanders, either as the historical county of Flanders (the current provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders in Belgium, Zeelandic Flanders in the Netherlands and French Flanders); or as the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.
  2. Of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language.


of or relating to Flanders
of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language

Proper noun

  1. The Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders.


the Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders

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Extensive Definition

Flemish can refer to anything related to Flanders, and may refer directly to the following articles:

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Flemish in French: Flamand
Flemish in Finnish: Flaami
Flemish in Italian: Fiammingo
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