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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

Coburg

[koh-burg; German koh-boo rk] /ˈkoʊ bɜrg; German ˈkoʊ bʊərk/
noun
1.
a city in N Bavaria, in S central Germany.
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  • The dukes of coburg and Hildburghausen were miserable bankrupts.

    Blood and Iron John Hubert Greusel
  • Instructions to this effect annoyed both the duke and coburg.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • The following year finds him at coburg, while the diet sat at Augsburg.

  • I felt so agitated as we approached nearer and nearer to coburg.

  • It is thus that the Prince of coburg has paid in many instances.

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    Louise, Princess of Belgium
  • I will presently say which world I think appealed to Ferdinand of coburg.

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    Louise, Princess of Belgium
  • He was sixteen years old when I arrived at the Palace of coburg.

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    Louise, Princess of Belgium
  • I wish to say plainly that Ferdinand of coburg was a wretched horseman.

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    Louise, Princess of Belgium
  • The Romanoffs and their relations also remained faithful to coburg.

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    Louise, Princess of Belgium
  • The Castle of coburg is one of the most interesting and best preserved in Germany.

    Freaks of Fanaticism Sabine Baring-Gould
British Dictionary definitions for coburg

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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