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2/4th Lancers Regiment

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The 2/4th Lancers Regiment (2/4 Regiment Lansiers) was a cavalry regiment in the Land Component of the Belgian Armed Forces. [1]

19 relations: Antwerp, Armoured warfare, Belgian Armed Forces, Belgian Land Component, Belgium, Beveren, Cavalry, Dutch language, French language, Gete, Halen, Leopoldsburg, Liège, Lys (river), Medium Brigade (Belgium), Regiment, Roeselare, World War I, Zwijndrecht, Belgium.

Antwerp

Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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Belgian Armed Forces

The Belgian Armed Forces (Defensie; La Défense) is the national military of Belgium.

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Belgian Land Component

The Land Component (Landcomponent, Composante terre) is the land-based branch of the Belgian Armed Forces.

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Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Beveren

Beveren is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders.

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Cavalry

Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Gete

The Gete (Gette) is a river in Belgium which flows south to north.

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Halen

Halen, formerly Haelen, is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg, to the west of Hasselt.

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Leopoldsburg

Leopoldsburg (Bourg-Leopold) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg.

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Liège

Liège (Lidje; Luik,; Lüttich) is a major Walloon city and municipality and the capital of the Belgian province of Liège. The city is situated in the valley of the Meuse, in the east of Belgium, not far from borders with the Netherlands (Maastricht is about to the north) and with Germany (Aachen is about north-east). At Liège, the Meuse meets the River Ourthe. The city is part of the sillon industriel, the former industrial backbone of Wallonia. It still is the principal economic and cultural centre of the region. The Liège municipality (i.e. the city proper) includes the former communes of Angleur, Bressoux, Chênée, Glain, Grivegnée, Jupille-sur-Meuse, Rocourt, and Wandre. In November 2012, Liège had 198,280 inhabitants. The metropolitan area, including the outer commuter zone, covers an area of 1,879 km2 (725 sq mi) and had a total population of 749,110 on 1 January 2008. Population of all municipalities in Belgium on 1 January 2008. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. Definitions of metropolitan areas in Belgium. The metropolitan area of Liège is divided into three levels. First, the central agglomeration (agglomeratie) with 480,513 inhabitants (2008-01-01). Adding the closest surroundings (banlieue) gives a total of 641,591. And, including the outer commuter zone (forensenwoonzone) the population is 810,983. Retrieved on 2008-10-19. This includes a total of 52 municipalities, among others, Herstal and Seraing. Liège ranks as the third most populous urban area in Belgium, after Brussels and Antwerp, and the fourth municipality after Antwerp, Ghent and Charleroi.

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Lys (river)

The Lys (French) or Leie (Dutch/German) is a river in France and Belgium, and a left-bank tributary of the Scheldt.

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Medium Brigade (Belgium)

The Medium Brigade, formerly the 1st Mechanised Brigade, is a Brigade of the Land Component of the Belgian Armed Forces.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Roeselare

Roeselare (Roulers, West Flemish: Roeseloare) is a Belgian city and municipality in the Flemish province of West Flanders.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Zwijndrecht, Belgium

Zwijndrecht is both a village and a municipality located in the Flemish province of Antwerp, in Belgium.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2/4th_Lancers_Regiment

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