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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.
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Noun1.Luxemburger - a native or inhabitant 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
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Adj.1.Luxemburger - of or relating to the capital city of Luxemburg; "Luxemburger streets"
2.Luxemburger - of or relating to or characteristic of the grand duchy of Luxemburg or its people
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* Luxembourg: James Michels, David Frieders, and the American Luxemburger Independent Club
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The folk songs come from various cultures: French-Canadian, lumberjacks and farmers, Scots-Gaelic, Serbian, Finnish, Ojibwe, Lithuanian, German, Polish, Ho-Chunk, Oneida, Pan-Indian, Belgian, Cornish, Welsh, African American, Anglo-American, Irish American, Austrian, Swiss, Luxemburger, Dutch, Italian, Croatian, Czech, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, and Icelandic cultures.
[11.] Price R, Nosten F, Simpson JF, Luxemburger C, Phaipun L, Ter-Kuile F, et al.
(13.) Nosten F, van Vugt M, Price R, Luxemburger C, Thway KL, Brockman A, et al.
ATP HAMBURG Sky Sports Arena, 10am WTA BASTAD BT Sport 1, 10am ILLES MULLER has been keeping things low-key since his epic five-set defeat to Marin Cilic in the last eight at Wimbledon but the Luxemburger can show he has suffered no ill-effects by brushing aside French qualifier Quentin Halys in his opening match of the Atlanta Open.
The second part, "My Father was a Dutchman," includes samples of German, Austrian, Swiss, Luxemburger, Dutch, Italian, Croatian, Czech, Polish, Lithuanian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, and Icelandic traditions.
Luxemburger et al., "Epidemiological and clinical observations on patients with dengue in Puerto Rico: results from the first year of enhanced surveillance--June 2005-May 2006," American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
(7.) Ter Kuile FO, Luxemburger C, Nosten F, Thwai KL, Chongsuphajaisiddhi T, White NJ.
Price RN, Simpson JA, Nosten F, Luxemburger C, Hkirjaroen L, Ter kuile F.