Anderlecht


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Anderlecht

(än`dərlĕkht), commune (1991 pop. 87,884), Brussels region., central Belgium, on the Charleroi-Brussels Canal, an industrial and residential suburb of Brussels. ErasmusErasmus
or Desiderius Erasmus
[Gr. Erasmus, his given name, and Lat., Desiderius=beloved; both are regarded as the equivalent of Dutch Gerard, Erasmus' father's name], 1466?–1536, Dutch humanist, b. Rotterdam.
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 lived (1517–21) in Anderlecht, and his house is a museum.
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