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Synonyms for Scheldt

a river that rises in France and flows northeast across Belgium and empties into the North Sea

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Currently, the port is in active expansion up both banks of the Schelde river. Last year saw the inauguration of the mighty, new Berendrecht lock - the world's largest.
In Belgium and a few other places, they are still the "Bush" brands, but elsewhere the beers are called Scaldis, the old Roman name for the Schelde River, which flows through the city of Antwerp.
From the 1950s to the 1980s, major dams were constructed to hem in hundreds of miles of the country's vulnerable coastline, knit together with earthen embankments and massive sluice gates over the delta stretching across the mouths of the Rhine, Maas, Waal, and Schelde Rivers, which all drain into the North Sea.