Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: brussels
IPA transcription: [bɹ'ʌsəlz]
Pronunciations of brussels
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgian_capital, capital_of_Belgium
    Meaning: the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Usage examples
  • He renewed his stock from Paris and Brussels.
  • We'll go and spend six weeks with your uncle at Brussels.
  • And so it was settled that she and her mother were to spend a month at Brussels.
  • They then found their way to Brussels, and by dint of excessive impudence, brought themselves into notice.
  • Sir Magnus Mountjoy, the late general's elder brother, had been for the last four or five years the English minister at Brussels.
  • Then Sir Magnus declared that, let Mountjoy Scarborough and his father have misbehaved as they might, Mr. Scarborough's sister must be received at Brussels.
  • But they were generally English residents at Brussels, who had come to live there as a place at which education for their children would be cheaper than at home.
  • Sir Magnus had a wife of whom it was said at home that she was almost as popular as her husband; but the opinion of the world at Brussels on this subject was a good deal divided.
  • He desired to be buried with a little brown hair-chain which he wore round his neck and which, if the truth must be known, he had got from Amelia's maid at Brussels, when the young widow's hair was cut off, during the fever which prostrated her after the death of George Osborne on the plateau at Mount St. John.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Tallinn, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Ryanair, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording European Economic Community, License CC BY-SA 4.0