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Luxembourg

Lux·em·bourg

or Lux·em·burg  (lŭk′səm-bûrg′)
1. A country of northwest Europe bordering on Belgium, Germany, and France. Created as a duchy in 1354, it was ruled successively by Burgundy, Spain, Austria, and France between 1443 and 1797, and it was made a grand duchy of the Netherlands by the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815). In 1839 the greater part of it passed to Belgium. The remainder became autonomous in 1848 and was declared a neutral and independent territory in 1867. Luxembourg is the capital.
2. also Luxembourg City The capital of Luxembourg, in the southern part of the country. It developed around a heavily fortified tenth-century castle.

Lux′em·bourg′er, Lux′em·burg′er n.
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Luxembourg

(ˈlʌksəmˌbɜːɡ; French lyksɑ̃bur)
n
1. (Placename) a grand duchy in W Europe: it formed the Benelux customs union with the Belgium and the Netherlands in 1948 and was a founder member of the Common Market, now the European Union. Languages: French, German, and Luxemburgish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Luxembourg. Pop: 514 862 (2013 est). Area: 2586 sq km (999 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the capital of Luxembourg, on the Alzette River: an industrial centre. Pop: 77 300 (2003 est)
3. (Placename) a province in SE Belgium, in the Ardennes. Capital: Arlon. Pop: 254 120 (2004 est). Area: 4416 sq km (1705 sq miles)
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Lux•em•bourg

(ˈlʌk səmˌbɜrg)

n.
1. a grand duchy surrounded by Germany, France, and Belgium. 429,080; 999 sq. mi. (2585 sq. km).
2. the capital of this grand duchy. 76,640.
3. a province in SE Belgium: formerly a part of the grand duchy of Luxembourg. 234,664; 1706 sq. mi. (4420 sq. km).
Also, Luxemburg (for defs. 1,2).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Luxembourg - the capital and largest city of LuxembourgLuxembourg - the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
2.Luxembourg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Benelux - a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg
capital of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg-Ville, Luxemburg - the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Luxembourger, Luxemburger - a native or inhabitant of Luxembourg
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Translations
Люксембург
Lucembursko
LuxembourgLuxemburg
LuksemburgioLuksemburgo
Luxemburg
Luksemburg
Luxemburg
LuksemburgLuxemburg
Lúxemborg
ルクセンブルク
룩셈부르크
LuxembourgLuxemburg
Luxemburg
Luxemburg
ประเทศลักเซมเบิร์ก
nước Luxembourg

Luxembourg

[ˈlʌksəmbɜːg] NLuxemburgo m
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Luxembourg

[ˈlʌksəmbɜːrg] nle Luxembourg m
in Luxembourg → au Luxembourg
to Luxembourg → au Luxembourg
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Luxembourg

nLuxemburg nt
adj attrLuxemburger
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Luxembourg

[ˈlʌksmˌbɜːg] n (city) → Lussemburgo f; (state) → Lussemburgo m
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Luxembourg

لُكْسِمْبُورْغ Lucembursko Luxemburg Luxemburg Λουξεμβούργο Luxemburgo Luxemburg Luxembourg Luksemburg Lussemburgo ルクセンブルク 룩셈부르크 Luxemburg Luxembourg Luksemburg Luxemburgo Люксембург Luxemburg ประเทศลักเซมเบิร์ก Lüksemburg nước Luxembourg 卢森堡
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If Jean Claude Juncker does become President of the Commission, it will focus attention on his home state, the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, population 500,000.
In this position, he successfully negotiated an agreement with the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg for the use of its roads and railroads by U.S.