City of Bridges

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Noun1.City of Bridges - a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North SeaCity of Bridges - a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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Now, it is a mecca for many tourists who enjoy touring the ornamented palace as well as the sites in the ancient city, also known as the city of bridges. Bey is a title used during the Turkish Empire times -- like other titles such as efendi, pasha and hanem.
The celebrations were held on Thursday in Constantine, which is often referred to as the "City of Bridges" due to the numerous picturesque bridges connecting the mountains the city is built on.
He added that the project would entail a lot of dislocation of the people and would make the city of Lahore as city of bridges adding excessive construction work on the ground would overshadow the architectural beauty of the metropolis for which it was known all over the world.
Portland, Oregon is known as a city of bridges. The Steel Bridge over the Willamette River is unique as a telescoping, double-deck, vertical lift bridge.
PITTSBURGH: The City of Bridges turns 250 this year.
Some of its nicknames are the Smoky City, the Steel City, and the City of Bridges. (We have more than 270!) But no matter what you call it, Pittsburgh is, and forever will be, our hometown.