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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.

Lux·em·burg

 (lŭk′səm-bûrg′, lo͝ok′səm-bo͝ork′), Rosa 1870?-1919.
Polish-born German socialist leader who cofounded (1918) the Spartacus Party, later the German Communist Party. She was arrested and murdered after the Spartacist uprising in 1919. Luxemburg's writings include Accumulation of Capital (1913).
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Luxemburg

(German ˈlʊksəmbʊrk)
n
(Biography) Rosa (ˈroːza). 1871–1919, German socialist leader, led an unsuccessful Communist revolt (1919) with Karl Liebknecht and was assassinated
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Lux•em•burg

(ˈlʌk səmˌbɜrg)

n.
1. Rosa ( “Red Rosa” ), 1870–1919, German socialist leader, born in Poland.
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Noun1.Luxemburg - the capital and largest city of LuxembourgLuxemburg - 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.Luxemburg - 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
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Rosa Luxemburg. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2 volumes.
Luxemburg topped all the lists, with the average teacher's annual salary reaching e1/486,745, though the cost of living there is considerably higher.
Release date- 04092019 - Ryanair yesterday, 3rd September, celebrated the launch of its new route from Luxemburg to Toulouse, which operates with three-weekly service as part of Ryanair's winter 2019 schedule.
German Screenwriter, film director and historian Gietinger delves into the murders of radical leaders Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919) and fellow revolutionary Karl Liebknecht (1871-1919).
Foreign Minister of Luxemburg Jean Asselborn appreciated Pakistan's significant role in defusing the tension between the two regional powers and thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his goodwill gesture of releasing captured Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman.
Addressing a joint news conference following delegation level talks with his Luxemburg counterpart Jean Asselborn here on Thursday, he said both sides held useful talks to promote relations in trade, economy, health, infrastructure, gem, jewelry and other sectors.
He said this while talking to his Luxemburg counterpart Jean Asselborn, who called on him with a delegation in Islamabad on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD -- Luxemburg yesterday offered to play a constructive role as a mediator between Pakistan and India as the nuclear armed neighbours struggle to find peace.
"Warda" is a tribute to Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919), the Polish-born German political thinker best-known for her radical leftist thought.
The specialist venture capital firm C5 Capital leads Haven based out of Luxemburg. Haven is one of the fastest growing Managed Security Service Providers in Europe.
25 (Saba) - In a new tweet on Twitter, Saudi Arabia's fledgling Saudi woman Rahaf on Friday re-published an article by German Marxist Rosa Luxemburg asserting the duty of rebellion against injustice.