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 (nă-mo͝or′, nä-mür′)
A city of south-central Belgium on the Meuse River southeast of Brussels. Strategically located, it has been the scene of numerous sieges and battles.


(næˈmʊə; French naˈmyr)
1. (Placename) a province of S Belgium. Capital: Namur. Pop: 452 856 (2004 est). Area: 3660 sq km (1413 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in S Belgium, capital of Namur province: strategically situated on a promontory between the Sambre and Meuse Rivers, besieged and captured many times. Pop: 106 213 (2004 est)
Flemish name: Namen


(nɑˈmʊər; Fr. naˈmür)

1. a province in S Belgium. 426,305; 1413 sq. mi. (3660 sq. km).
2. the capital of this province. 105,014.
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Noun1.Namur - a city in south central Belgium situated on a promontory between the Meuse River and the Sambre RiverNamur - a city in south central Belgium situated on a promontory between the Meuse River and the Sambre River; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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Crowds rushed to the Namur gate, from which direction the noise proceeded, and many rode along the level chaussee, to be in advance of any intelligence from the army.
Before she was murdered in Brazil in February 2005, Stang, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, had dedicated much of her life to building schools for children who had "extraordinary barriers to success," as McGarry puts it.
Volvo (STO:VOLVA) announced on Thursday the receipt of an order for 11 electric hybrid buses and two electric bus chargers for the city of Namur in Belgium.
The light aircraft had taken off from a small airfield near Namur.
Carnage: debris strewn around a field near Namur in Belgium yesterday
Designed for direct mounting on quarter-turn actuators meeting Namur standards, the valves are available with a complete range of approved pilot solenoid operators.
Deghert said the draft version of Blanche de Namur is carbonated at 4.
8221; Notre Dame de Namur is structuring an elite franchise certification program and is excited to be teaming up with Francorp for its development.
Seismic mapping of the Namur horizon indicates that the Bauer structure has approximately 9 metres of independent structural relief and potentially encloses an area of 0.
The oil field is already producing around 1,100 barrels of oil per day from two existing wells tapping the Namur reservoir.
Finnegan of Cranston, RI; five nephews; a niece; and the sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.
The High-Flow Namur valve series features a compact design ideally suited for controlling actuators of all sizes.