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Belgica

BELGICA.    Or, Gallia Belgica.    Roman province, named after a Celtic tribe. It was the northeastern province of Gaul, though it lost its frontier zones along the Rhine to form military districts facing Germany (the later provinces of Germania Superior … Continue reading

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Batavian Republic

BATAVIAN REPUBLIC One of the sister Republics of revolutionary France, it replaced the UNITED PROVINCES (Dutch Republic) in 1795, French troops having occupied the entire Republic in 1794-5.   A provisional government had been formed in February 1795 and in May … Continue reading

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