American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A historical region of southwest Belgium and northern France. It originated in the ninth century and was later joined, through royal marriages, with Flanders and Holland. Parts of Hainaut were annexed by France in the 1600s.
“Lyon suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at lowly Valenciennes after Ally Cissokho scored an unfortunate own goal at the Stade du Hainaut.”
“After two straight stages with multiple crashes, Tuesday's route takes riders on what had already been billed as the most treacherous in the first week one -- a 132-mile ride from Wanze Arenberg to Porte du Hainaut, featuring seven bumpy cobblestone patches.”
“Lassus was born at Mons in Hainaut, a Franco-Flemish province notable for the number of distinguished musicians born and trained there during the Renaissance.”
“Was born in Mons Hainaut 1530 or, more probably, 1532 and died in Munich, 14 June 1594.”
“In 1423 he moved to Lille, and shortly after this entered the service of William de la Pole, First Duke of Suffolk (the English occupied northern France at this time); they returned to the vicinity of Mons (Hainaut) in 1425.”
“Was born in Hainaut c. 1445 and died in Saint Quentin in 16 August 1518.”
“In 1908 elections took place in four provinces only -- East Flanders, Hainaut, Liege, and”
“BALDWIN I. (d. 1205), emperor of Romania, count of Flanders and Hainaut, was one of the most prominent leaders of the fourth crusade, which resulted in the capture of Constantinople, the conquest of the greater part of the”
“Hainaut, and Flanders, "but neither clerks nor priests were in his train.”
“With Holland, Zealand, Hainaut, my own realm greater grew.”
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