from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of west-central France northeast of Bordeaux. Its ceramic industry dates to the 1700s.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A city of Southern France.
  • proper noun A variety of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges{1}; also called Limoges ware or Limoges China.
  • proper noun a kind of enamel ware in which the enamel is applied to the whole surface of a metal plaque, vase, or the like, and painted in enamel colors. The art was brought to a high degree of perfection in Limoges in the 16th century.
  • proper noun Articles of porcelain, etc., manufactured at Limoges.

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  • proper noun A city in France, capital of the Limousin region.


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