flanders flanders  /f ˈlæn dərz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands

News

  1. St. Onge man killed in motorcycle crash

    David Allen Flanders, 51, was killed early Friday morning.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KOTA Rapid City

  2. Rudolph to Participate in the Fifth Annual CEO Investor Summit 2013

    FLANDERS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Paul McLaughlin will present at the CEO Investor Summit on July 10 in San Francisco. The 'round-robin' format consists of small group meetings. RSVP early to guarantee attendance.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. World Food Prize goes to a Belgian for the first time: The scientist Marc Van Montagu

    ( VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology) ) The Flemish plant scientist Marc Van Montagu is being awarded the "World Food Prize 2013," jointly with the American scientists Mary-Dell Chilton and Robert T. Fraley. This was announced by US Secretary of State, John Kerry. The World Food Prize gives the award annually to one or more people whose work has been of exceptional social importance ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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Quotes

  1. "It is abhorrent. It defies belief. It is a caricature of Flanders," said Yves Leterme, the Minister-President of the Flemish region.
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Yves Leterme Source: Washington Post

  2. In the conclusion of his famous poem, In Flanders Field, Canadian physician Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae wrote: "If ye break faith with us who die/ We shall not sleep, though poppies grow/ In Flanders fields."
    on Nov 6, 2008 By: John McCrae Source: Hounslow Chronicle

  3. "The most important painting in the collection is Bruegel's 'Massacre of the Innocents' which is completely incomprehensible unless you know about the political history of Flanders at that time," Shawe-Taylor said.
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Desmond Shawe-Taylor Source: Reuters Canada

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