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Luxembourg

Lux·em·bourg

or Lux·em·burg  (lŭk′səm-bûrg′)
1. A country of northwest Europe bordering on Belgium, Germany, and France. Created as a duchy in 1354, it was ruled successively by Burgundy, Spain, Austria, and France between 1443 and 1797, and it was made a grand duchy of the Netherlands by the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815). In 1839 the greater part of it passed to Belgium. The remainder became autonomous in 1848 and was declared a neutral and independent territory in 1867. Luxembourg is the capital.
2. also Luxembourg City The capital of Luxembourg, in the southern part of the country. It developed around a heavily fortified tenth-century castle.

Lux′em·bourg′er, Lux′em·burg′er n.

Luxembourg

(ˈlʌksəmˌbɜːɡ; French lyksɑ̃bur)
n
1. (Placename) a grand duchy in W Europe: it formed the Benelux customs union with the Belgium and the Netherlands in 1948 and was a founder member of the Common Market, now the European Union. Languages: French, German, and Luxemburgish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Luxembourg. Pop: 514 862 (2013 est). Area: 2586 sq km (999 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the capital of Luxembourg, on the Alzette River: an industrial centre. Pop: 77 300 (2003 est)
3. (Placename) a province in SE Belgium, in the Ardennes. Capital: Arlon. Pop: 254 120 (2004 est). Area: 4416 sq km (1705 sq miles)

Lux•em•bourg

(ˈlʌk səmˌbɜrg)

n.
1. a grand duchy surrounded by Germany, France, and Belgium. 429,080; 999 sq. mi. (2585 sq. km).
2. the capital of this grand duchy. 76,640.
3. a province in SE Belgium: formerly a part of the grand duchy of Luxembourg. 234,664; 1706 sq. mi. (4420 sq. km).
Also, Luxemburg (for defs. 1,2).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Luxembourg - the capital and largest city of LuxembourgLuxembourg - the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
2.Luxembourg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Benelux - a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg
capital of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg-Ville, Luxemburg - the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Luxembourger, Luxemburger - a native or inhabitant of Luxembourg
Translations
Люксембург
Lucembursko
LuxembourgLuxemburg
LuksemburgioLuksemburgo
Luxemburg
Luksemburg
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LuksemburgLuxemburg
Lúxemborg
ルクセンブルク
룩셈부르크
LuxembourgLuxemburg
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ประเทศลักเซมเบิร์ก
nước Luxembourg

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[ˈlʌksəmbɜːg] NLuxemburgo m

Luxembourg

[ˈlʌksəmbɜːrg] nle Luxembourg m
in Luxembourg → au Luxembourg
to Luxembourg → au Luxembourg

Luxembourg

nLuxemburg nt
adj attrLuxemburger

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[ˈlʌksmˌbɜːg] n (city) → Lussemburgo f; (state) → Lussemburgo m

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لُكْسِمْبُورْغ Lucembursko Luxemburg Luxemburg Λουξεμβούργο Luxemburgo Luxemburg Luxembourg Luksemburg Lussemburgo ルクセンブルク 룩셈부르크 Luxemburg Luxembourg Luksemburg Luxemburgo Люксембург Luxemburg ประเทศลักเซมเบิร์ก Lüksemburg nước Luxembourg 卢森堡
References in classic literature ?
We often walk in the Tuileries Gardens, for they are lovely, though the antique Luxembourg Gardens suit me better.
This chamber was a sort of garret, situated in the Rue des Fossoyeurs, near the Luxembourg.
Thus he came along, supporting himself on a curiously carved stick, his aged countenance lit up with happiness, looking for all the world like one of the aged dandies of 1796, parading the newly opened gardens of the Tuileries and Luxembourg.
In the meantime we shall treat ourselves to a couple of carpet-bags, encourage the manufactures of the countries through which we travel, and make our way at our leisure into Switzerland, via Luxembourg and Basle.
I led a very regular life, working in the morning, and in the afternoon lounging about the gardens of the Luxembourg or sauntering through the streets.
it possessed but four fine monuments": the dome of the Sorbonne, the Val-de-Grâce, the modern Louvre, and I know not what the fourth was--the Luxembourg, perhaps.
He was dressed like those fine fellows whom Philip had seen that afternoon in the Luxembourg.
Raoul took the road to the Luxembourg, and when arrived, without suspecting that he was going to the place where La Valliere had lived, he heard so much music and respired so many perfumes, he heard so much joyous laughter, and saw so many dancing shadows, that if it had not been for a charitable woman, who perceived him so dejected and pale beneath a doorway, he would have remained there a few minutes, and then would have gone away, never to return.
When we told some Americans that we were going to the Luxembourg Palace to see a painting by an American Negro, it was hard to convince them that a Negro had been thus honoured.
He painted that group of cypresses for the Salon, and it was bought for the Luxembourg.
Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, stated: "A tax ruling that agrees to McDonald's paying no tax on their European royalties either in Luxembourg or in the US has to be looked at very carefully under EU state aid rules.
Also, according to that source, Luxembourg is going to have a population of 0.