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NOUN (1)

1. the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization;
[syn: Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgian capital, capital of Belgium]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Brussels \Brussels\ prop. n. (Geography) The capital city of Belgium. Population (2000) = 949,070 (metro). It has given its name to a kind of carpet, a kind of lace, etc. [PJC] Brussels carpet, a kind of carpet made of worsted yarn fixed in a foundation web of strong linen thread. The worsted, which alone shows on the upper surface in drawn up in loops to form the pattern. Brussels ground, a name given to the handmade ground of real Brussels lace. It is very costly because of the extreme fineness of the threads. Brussels lace, an expensive kind of lace of several varieties, originally made in Brussels; as, Brussels point, Brussels ground, Brussels wire ground. Brussels net, an imitation of Brussels ground, made by machinery. Brussels point. See Point lace. Brussels sprouts (Bot.), a plant of the Cabbage family, which produces, in the axils of the upright stem, numerous small green heads, or "sprouts," each a cabbage in miniature, of one or two inches in diameter; the thousand-headed cabbage. Brussels wire ground, a ground for lace, made of silk, with meshes partly straight and partly arched. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Brussels n 1: the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [syn: Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgian capital, capital of Belgium]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Brussels, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 141 Housing Units (2000): 70 Land area (2000): 0.606699 sq. miles (1.571344 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.606699 sq. miles (1.571344 sq. km) FIPS code: 09148 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 38.947275 N, 90.588630 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Brussels, IL Brussels