Limbourg

Limbourg

[French lan-boor]
noun
See under Limburg.
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Limburg

[lim-burg; Dutch lim-bœrkh]
noun
a medieval duchy in W Europe: now divided into a province in the SE Netherlands (Limburg) and a province in NE Belgium (Limbourg)
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Limbourg (lɛ̃bur)
 
n
the French name for Limburg

Limburg1 (ˈlɪmbɜːɡ, Dutch ˈlɪmbyrx)
 
n
1.  a medieval duchy of W Europe: divided between the Netherlands and Belgium in 1839
2.  a province of the SE Netherlands: contains a coalfield and industrial centres. Capital: Maastricht. Pop: 1 142 000 (2003 est). Area: 2253 sq km (809 sq miles)
3.  French name: Limbourg a province of NE Belgium: contains the industrial regions of the Kempen coalfield. Capital: Hasselt. Pop: 805 786 (2004 est). Area: 2422 sq km (935 sq miles)

Limburg or Limbourg2 (Dutch ˈlɪmbyrx)
 
n
de. active ?1400--?1416, a Dutch family of manuscript illuminators. The three brothers Pol, Herman, and Jehanequin are best known for illustrating the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, one of the finest examples of the International Gothic style
 
Limbourg or Limbourg2
 
n

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