An area of northwest Europe now divided into Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. It was a busy centre for trade. It was ruled over by the Spanish at the time of the Armada.
A region of N. Belgium, SW Netherlands and N. France corresponding to the medieval country of Flanders. Some chain letters allege that the Good Luck type was started by an American artillery officer on a Flanders battlefield during World War I. Flanders is often given as the location of the remarkable " Christmas Truce" of 1914, in which British and German troops spontaneously left their trenches and fraternized.
Medieval county along coast of what is now Belgium and adjacent parts of France & Netherlands.
a medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands
A battlefield on which mass slaughter took place during World War 1
Homer Simpson's neighbour. Also the flat top bit of Belgium.
Etymology of Flanders: a contraction of flood + land; in fact land that remained dry by high tide. The original region was situated north and northwest of Bruges up to the estuary of the Schelde river and the sea. Today, the northern part of this region is Dutch territory.