Bruges

Bruges, cap. of W. Flanders, in Belgium, intersected by canals crossed by some 50 bridges, whence its name “Bridges”; one of these canals, of considerable depth, connecting it with Ostend; though many of them are now, as well as some of the streets, little disturbed by traffic, in a decayed and a decaying place, having once had a population of 200,000; has a number of fine churches, one specially noteworthy, the church of Notre Dame; it has several manufactures, textile and chemical, as well as distilleries, sugar-refineries, and shipbuilding yards.

Population (circa 1900) given as 49,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Brueys, David Augustin de * Brugsch, Heinrich Karl
Bruce
Bruce, James
Bruce, Michael
Bruce, Robert
Bruce, Robert
Bruce, Robert
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Brückenau
Brucker
Brueys, David Augustin de
Bruges
Brugsch, Heinrich Karl
Brühl, Heinrich, Count von
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Brummell, Beau
Brunck
Brune, G. Marie
Brunel, Sir Isambard
Brunel, Isambard Kingdom
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