Definition of Limousin

1. Noun. A region of central France to the west of the Auvergne mountains.

Group relationships: France, French Republic
Generic synonyms: French Region



Definition of Limousin

1. Proper noun. A region of France. ¹

2. Proper noun. A breed of cattle from this region. ¹

3. Noun. a breed of beef cattle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limousin

Limerickmen
Limeyland
Limnatis nilotica
Limnobium
Limnocryptes
Limnocryptes minima
Limnodium spongia
Limnodromus
Limnodromus griseus
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Limnos
Limoges
Limonium
Limosa
Limosa haemastica
Limousin
Limousine
Limpopo
Limulidae
Limulus polyphemus
Lin
Lina
Linanthus
Linanthus dianthiflorus
Linanthus dichotomus
Linaria
Linaria canadensis
Linaria vulgaris
Lincocin
Lincoln

Literary usage of Limousin

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1. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1905)
"Arthur Young thought the limousin the most beautiful part of France. ... The soil of the limousin was declared by its inhabitants to be ..."

2. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1886)
"Arthur Young thought the limousin the most beautiful part of France. ... The soil of the limousin was declared by its inhabitants to be the most ungrateful ..."

3. The Fortnightly Review (1877)
"TURGOT IN limousin. Ix the year 1761 Turgot, then in his thirty-fourth year, was appointed to the office of Intendant in the Generality of Limoges. ..."

4. The History of the Grain Trade in France, 1400-1710 by Abbott Payson Usher (1913)
"The use was apparently not attended with any serious results. In limousin and Perigord, turnips were used as a dilution for the grain.5 The Due de ..."

5. Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries: From the by Jean Froissart (1839)
"THE DUKE OF BERRY INVADES limousin. JUST as the duke of Anjou and his army had invaded the territories of the prince by the way of Toulouse and Agen, ..."

6. Chats on Old Miniatures by Joshua James Foster (1908)
"But perhaps the most famous name in connection with this French work is that of Leonard limousin, and three others, namely, Jean, Joseph, and Francois, ..."

7. A Handbook for Travellers in France: Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany by John Murray (Firm) (1856)
"limousin—GASCONY—GUIENNE—THE PYRENEES—NAVARRE— BÉARN—LANGUEDOC—ROUSSILLON. PRELIMINARY INFORMATION. § 1. Scenery of limousin ami (if the Pyrenees. % 2. ..."

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