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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
Luxemburg
LuksemburgLuxemburg
Lúxemborg
ルクセンブルク
룩셈부르크
LuxembourgLuxemburg
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ประเทศลักเซมเบิร์ก
nước Luxembourg

Luxembourg

[ˈlʌksəmbɜːg] NLuxemburgo m

Luxembourg

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

Luxembourg

nLuxemburg nt
adj attrLuxemburger

Luxembourg

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

Luxembourg

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
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