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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.
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(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
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(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.
(2) Department of Anaesthesiology, CHU UCL Namur (Godinne Site), Universite catholique de Louvain (UcL), Yvoir, Namur, Belgium
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.
Designed for direct mounting on quarter-turn actuators meeting Namur standards, the valves are available with a complete range of approved pilot solenoid operators.
Blanche de Namur is a 4.5% ABV Belgian witbier brewed with that beer style's traditional wheat and barley, orange peel and coriander and also with licorice and "a fruity yeast strain," according to Mr.
Arno-1 encountered a gross oil column of 7.4 metres in the McKinlay and Namur Sandstones (between 1374-1381 meters) and a 6 meter gross oil column in the Birkhead Formation sands (between 1662-1668 meters) which may be be part of a larger Birkhead channel play fairway.
What all of this means is that new recordings of Pachelbel's more substantial compositions are always both needed and welcome, and this exuberant performance of two motets, three sacred cantatas, and two organ toccatas by the wonderful Choeur de Chambre de Namur and the Agremens ensemble (also based in Namur), with organ soloist David Van Bouwel, is a delight.
"The tagline is catchy, particularly for a school with the name Notre Dame de Namur University.
Hushovd now holds the overall leader's yellow jersey - the first Norwegian to do so - after this 197km, predominantly-Belgian stage, which began in Charleroi and finished in Namur, passing through France in the mid- section of the stage.
Jean-Pol Vigneron, Director, Science Computing Facility, University of Namur. "In combination with the software technology, Sun ONE Grid Engine, these low-cost systems provide the reliability and availability that are critical to the uptime of the applications that we are running."
CHANCES went begging for the Rhondda Rebels and they failed to rise to the occasion in their final game in the European Cup against BCSS Dexia Namur last night.
The European Commission has approved three regional development programmes under Objective 2 of the Structural Funds (economic and social reconversion of the regions) for the provinces of Namur and Luxembourg (Belgium), Liege (Belgium) and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.