Associations to the word «Flemish»


FLEMISH, adjective. 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.
FLEMISH, adjective. Of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language.
FLEMISH, proper noun. The Dutch language as it is spoken in Flanders.
FLEMISH, verb. (nautical) To coil a rope into a neat pattern on the deck of a ship
FLEMISH BEND, noun. A type of bend knot used to join the ends of two ropes of similar thickness, and which is based on the figure-of-eight knot.
FLEMISH BENDS, noun. Plural of Flemish bend
FLEMISH BOND, noun. (masonry) In bricklaying, an arrangement of bricks such that each course consists of alternate bricks having their short sides (headers) and long sides (stretchers) facing outwards, with alternate courses being offset.
FLEMISH BONDS, noun. Plural of Flemish bond
FLEMISH BRABANT, proper noun. A province of Flanders, Belgium.
FLEMISH COMMUNITY, proper noun. Alternative letter-case form of Flemish Community
FLEMISH COMMUNITY, proper noun. One of the three communities of Belgium, consisting of the Flemish Region (the provinces of West Flanders, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Antwerp, Limburg) and partially the Brussels-Capital Region.
FLEMISH SIGN LANGUAGE, proper noun. The sign language used by the deaf community of Flanders.

Dictionary definition

FLEMISH, noun. An ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium.
FLEMISH, noun. One of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch.
FLEMISH, adjective. Of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or culture; "the Flemish population of Belgium"; "Flemish painters".

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