from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region and former province of central France west of the Auvergne Mountains. It was included in the dowry given by Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry II of England in 1152 and was eventually reconquered by France (1370-1374).
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- proper n. A region of France.
- proper n. A breed of cattle from this region.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a region of central France to the west of the Auvergne mountains
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But for the general purpose of this book the fact of the persistence of the "Limousin" tongue in Catalonia and (strongly dialected) in Valencia having been once noted, not much further notice need be taken of this division.
Had it been otherwise, there can be no possible reason why a bare three per cent of the existing examples should be in the southern tongue, while two of these are evidently translations, and the third was as evidently written on the very northern borders of the "Limousin" district.
There were images of châteaux, of vineyards and of what the company calls extremely rare, antique Limousin oak "tiercon" casks, but we tend to call barrels.
Traditionally made with cherries in the Limousin region of France, practically any fruit can be used.
Beautiful day here in the Limousin - summer has arrived at last!
Nice catch, Walt, and way to mention Limousin cattle.
His investors included French TV chain TF1, the Centre National du Cinema and the region of Limousin, where his film was shot.
The Italian is hyped by many as a future top sprinter and classics man and won a stage at the Tour du Limousin in what was a solid rookie season.
My dad prefers working with our herd of 47 Aberdeen Angus and Limousin cross cattle made up of cows, heifers and young stock, so has largely left me to get on with it.
We live in the Limousin and see hummingbird hawk moths every day - they are beautiful and sound wonderful hovering around me while I deadhead.