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Flemish

one of the two official languages of Belgium, almost identical in form with Dutch
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Flemish

 

the conventional and traditional name for a southern variant of Dutch, spoken in the northern provinces of Belgium: West and East Flanders, Brabant, Antwerp, and Limburg.

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For the first time in Belgian history, the coalition government led by Michel included members of the New Flemish Alliance (NVA), a party that is openly separatist and wants to see the region that is home to roughly 59 per cent of Belgians become fully independent.
In addition to the many Dutch works, the Van Otterloo gift includes a small selection of Flemish pictures, among them Peter-Paul Rubens's dramatic Crucifixion (1618-20)
Mellanox Technologies Ltd (Nasdaq:MLNX), a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, announced on Wednesday that the Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC) in Belgium has selected Mellanox's end-to-end 100Gb/s EDR interconnect solutions to be integrated into a new LX-series supercomputer that is to be supplied by NEC Corporation.
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The Muziekcentrum Vlaanderen or Flemish Music Centre no longer exists independently, but has merged into a new umbrella organization, the Flanders Art Institute, www.kunsten .be.
The Dutch- speaking Flemish Region and the French-speaking Walloon Region comprise five provinces each.
Jan 26, 2015 (SeeNews) - A total of 12% of the Belgian consumers on the Flemish territory of the country changed their electricity supplier and 14% moved to another gas supplier in 2014, according to figures of energy market regulator Vreg released on Friday.
The four coalition parties that agreed to promote recognition are the Reformist Movement, the Flemish Liberals and Democrats, the Christian-Democratic & Flemish Party and the New Flemish Alliance.
To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the death of Hendrik Conscience, a key figure in the history of the Flemish Movement, a series of exhibitions, publications, theatrical performances, and other ceremonies was set up in 1983.
One Flemish separatist group, the Flemish Interest party, boycotted the ceremony, while the legislature's biggest party, the N-VA New Flemish Alliance, sent only a limited delegation.
In plainer terms, at issue is a Flemish decree that has forced, since 2009, real estate buyers in certain Flemish communes to prove that there exists a "sufficient connection" between them and the relevant commune.