Definition of Luxembourg
1. Noun. The capital and largest city of Luxembourg.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Grand Duchy Of Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Derivative terms: Luxembourger, Luxemburger
2. Noun. A grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center.
Group relationships: Common Market, Ec, Eec, Eu, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Nato, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Benelux
Generic synonyms: European Country, European Nation
Terms within: Capital Of Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg-ville, Luxemburg
Group relationships: Europe
Member holonyms: Luxembourger, Luxemburger
Derivative terms: Luxembourger, Luxembourgian, Luxemburger
Definition of Luxembourg
1. Proper noun. A country in Europe having borders with Belgium, France and Germany. Member state of the European Union. Official language: Letzeburgesh. Official name: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. ¹
2. Proper noun. A province of Wallonia, Belgium. ¹
3. Proper noun. The capital city of Luxembourg (the country). ¹
4. Proper noun. The district of the Luxembourg (the country) that includes its capital city. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Luxembourg
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: 2005 Review by International Energy Agency (2005)
"Luxembourg ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 2001 and submitted its ... Luxembourg consumers have also been enjoying lower energy prices, compared with ..."
2. Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"The Palais du Luxembourg (PI. R, 19; IV}, now the seat of the French Senate, ... It occupies the site of the old Hôtel de Luxembourg, a mansion from which ..."
3. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1844)
"This council, in fact, had a right to order the translation, but not to appoint a supreme chief of the armed force. Moreau proceeded to the Luxembourg, ..."
4. Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"DEN OF THE Luxembourg. 1. Palais du Luxembourg. The Palais dn Luxembourg (PI. ... It occupies the site of the old Hôtel de Luxembourg, a mansion from which ..."
5. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"Histoire militaire du Duc de Luxembourg," 1756; " Memoirs of Marshal Luxemburg," written by himself ... She was married to Marshal CF de Luxembourg in 1750. ..."