A country which has a complicated political structure which is based on bilingualism; where the same political ideology can be represented by two different parties according to the language.
There are 2 liberal parties in Belgium: Dutch speaking "Open VLD" and French speaking "Mouvement Reformiste".
A beautiful language which has been used as the language of bourgeoisie in Ottoman Empire, Afghanistan and even in India; a language which is being called as "French of the East" by some of western intellectuals.
Some of Turkish poets preferred to write their poems in Farsi, because they thought that Farsi was more beautiful than Turkish.
A socio-economic system where the means of production are owned by the workers and not by the investors and a system which frequently and mistakenly gets mixed up with "social welfare state" idea, which leads people to think that Denmark, Norway and Sweden are socialist countries.
A: I support socialism because Sweden has become a wonderful country thanks to socialism.
B: Sweden is a country where the free market policies are adopted along with a social welfare state and it has nothing to do with socialism.
A person who lives in Flanders (the northern region of Belgium) or whose ethnic roots come from Flanders.
Jan speaks Dutch very well, because he is a Fleming.