Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man's felt hat having a soft dented crown and a shallow, slightly rolled brim.

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  • n. A type of men's felt fedora; a stiff felt hat similar to a trilby.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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From the town of Homburg, Germany, where it was first worn.

Examples

  • Hollidaysburg, Pa., died Mar. 27 in Homburg, Germany, of a non-combat related illness.

    KIA KIA/BNR

  • Spc. Joshua M. Neusche, 20, of Montreal, Mo., died July 12 in Homburg

    Gulf War II

  • • Army Sgt. Curtis J. Forshey, 22, Hollidaysburg, Pa.; died in Homburg, Germany, of a non-combat related illness; assigned to the 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

    March 2007

  • The widowed Empress Frederick is either at her lovely castle of Kronberg, near Homburg, which is stocked from garret to cellar with those art treasures of which she is one of the finest connaisseuses in Europe, or else is traveling about in Italy,

    The Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe

  • CMQ.UN-T, formerly known as Homburg Canada REIT, at about $838.2-million, including the stake Cominar already owns.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • His attire consisted of much worn brown trousers and a loose white shirt kept in place by a red belt, -- his shirt sleeves were rolled up to the elbow, displaying thin brown muscular arms, expressive of energy, and he wore a battered brown hat which might once have been of the so-called "Homburg" shape, but which now resembled nothing ever seen in the way of ordinary head-gear.

    Innocent : her fancy and his fact

  • "Homburg" is much more grandiose than the stripped down original.

    All articles at Blogcritics

  • ( "Homburg" or the "Company") (TSX: HII. A & HII. B and

    WN.com - Business News

  • The exhibition—organized by Philadelphia Museum curators Joseph J. Rishel and Jennifer A. Thompson, in collaboration with Anabelle Kienle, a curator at the National Gallery of Canada, and Cornelia Homburg, a Van Gogh scholar—opens with two small rooms of still lifes, most of them luscious pictures, although many have little to do with the theme of the show.

    A Matter of Perspective

  • The other account gives the provenance of the tuxedo to fellow Tuxedo Park resident James Brown Potter, who brought a Homburg jacket made at Henry Poole & Co. home from a trip to England in 1886.

    Tuxedos and Tuxedo Park | Edwardian Promenade

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