American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of south-central Belgium on the Meuse River southeast of Brussels. Strategically located, it has been the scene of numerous sieges and battles. Population: 108,000.
- n. A province of Wallonia, Belgium.
- n. The capital city of Wallonia.
- n. Namur islet, Kwajalein atoll, Marshall Islands.
- n. a city in south central Belgium situated on a promontory between the Meuse River and the Sambre River; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II
- From Marshallese Nim̧ur. (Wiktionary)
“Albert methodically worked his way into a chase group featuring Belgian champion Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet), who was himself looking to return to form after abandoning last weekend in Namur.”
“My companion leaned forward and murmured, "Namur," the soldier saluted, and we passed on.”
“The last I saw of the garden that night, as I looked out of my window toward the northeast, with "Namur" beating in my head, the five men had their heads still together, but whether "the other sex" was getting scientifically torn to bits, or they, too, had Namur in their minds I never knew.”
“Cassy had recovered her looks almost entirely, and I find they do not consider the "Namur" as disagreeing with her in general, only when the weather is so rough as to make her sick.”
“' 'Namur' '' is a [[Belgium | Belgian]] city, capital of [[Wallonia]], head of the province of [[Namur (province) | Namur]].”
“For example, Notre Dame de Namur University and Holy Names University, both in the San Francisco Bay area, are among the small, private institutions that have seen their enrollments grow because students are finding it increasingly difficult to enroll in one of the state's public institutions.”
“In conditions more like late August than early October, with bright sunshine and temperatures reaching well into the 70s, European cyclists kicked off the first of their major cyclocross series, the Trofee Gazet van Antwerpen, at the Cyclocross de Namur Citadelle.”
“Though Stybar, with his early attack, may have set the stage in much the same way as last week, when he rode to a solo victory on the hills of Namur, the similarities ended there.”
“The university was founded in 1947 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur under the name Villa Julie College and as a training academy for medical secretaries.”
“Stang, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, was killed in 2005.”
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