Definition of Bruges Group in English:

Bruges Group

noun

Politics
  • A political pressure group formed in 1989 with the intention of arguing against British participation in the creation of a federal European state.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Times. From the name of Bruges (alluding to a speech given in Bruges by Margaret Thatcher, then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in September 1988) + group.