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Cobourg

[koh-burg] /ˈkoʊ bɜrg/
noun
1.
a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario: summer resort.

coburg

[koh-burg] /ˈkoʊ bɜrg/
noun
1.
a piece-dyed or printed twill dress fabric or lining cloth.
Also, cobourg
[koh-boo rg] /ˈkoʊ bʊərg/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of coburg
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; named after Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg
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  • On the 7th June, 1832, the foundation stone of the Academy was laid at Cobourg.

    The Story of My Life Egerton Ryerson
  • Should it take place, it will not require my removal from Cobourg.

    The Story of My Life Egerton Ryerson
  • Lichfield, the Cobourg, every afternoon, a quarter before four.

  • Although Cobourg Island was 45 miles distant from us, its lofty rounded outlines were very distinct, and much covered with snow.

    In the Arctic Seas Francis Leopold McClintock
  • He was given a public dinner by the teachers of Northumberland and Durham on the occasion of his official visit to Cobourg.

  • The storm had protracted the length of our voyage for several hours, and it was midnight when we landed at Cobourg.

    Roughing it in the Bush Susanna Moodie
  • The main-sheet was paid out as Jack bore away to take the compass course for Cobourg.

    Geoffrey Hampstead Thomas Stinson Jarvis
  • Charlie said they ought not to make a laundry clothes-horse of the yacht on Sunday, and proposed to leave Cobourg.

    Geoffrey Hampstead Thomas Stinson Jarvis
  • The charter was amended and the college was affiliated to the Victoria University, Cobourg.

    Ryerson Memorial Volume J. George Hodgins
  • The first prize for the latter article was awarded to Mr Helm of Cobourg for the recent improvements which he has effected.

British Dictionary definitions for Cobourg

coburg

/ˈkəʊˌbɜːɡ/
noun
1.
(sometimes capital) a rounded loaf with a cross cut on the top Also called coburg loaf
Word Origin
C19: apparently named in honour of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the name of the British royal family from 1901–1917

Coburg

/ˈkəʊbɜːɡ; German ˈkoːbʊrk/
noun
1.
a city in E Germany, in N Bavaria. Pop: 42 257 (2003 est)
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