from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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. Population: 480,000.
- The capital of Luxembourg, in the southern part of the country. It developed around a heavily fortified tenth-century castle. Population: 76,400.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. 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.
- proper n. A province of Wallonia, Belgium.
- proper n. The capital city of Luxembourg (the country).
- proper n. The district of the Luxembourg (the country) that includes its capital city.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
- n. the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
-LUXEMBOURG GARDEN Jardin du Luxembourg—take métro to Saint Michel or Sorbonne, near the upper end of blvd.
Although Luxembourg has similar legislation, lawyers say Ireland's processes are much more streamlined, since in Luxembourg prospective funds need approval in both the country where a fund was originally domiciled as well as in Luxembourg.
LUXEMBOURG -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Beverage Packaging Holdings (Luxembourg) II S.A. will host a conference call on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 3: 00 pm Central European Time (CET) to review its third quarter 2009 financial results.
It can decide that a largely unregulated bank based in Luxembourg is a suitable parent for a Canadian subsidiary, but that one based in the Cayman Islands is not -- at least for the moment.
The jardin du Luxembourg is not far either so take a look round there. there's also le Panthéon where famous French people are buried, even the creator of Braille!
Unlike the Tuilleries, the Luxembourg is where Parisians go to perambulate.
Samuel is a native New Yorker and Gabrielle was born in Luxembourg — since the painters who attract them all looked to American postwar abstraction for stimulus.
Just to make it a little more complicated still, one of those southern Netherlands, Luxembourg, is now half independent, while the other half is still Belgium.
According to a new study looking at sleep problems in Luxembourg as compared to the rest of the world, insomnia, nightmares and restlessness are a global problem.
I visited the American cemetery in Luxembourg quite often.
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