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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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Namur(næˈmʊə; French naˈmyr)
nFlemish name: Namen
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)
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Na•mur(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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|Noun||1.||Namur - 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|
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