- a town in S Belgium, on the River Meuse below steep limestone cliffs: 11th-century citadel: famous in the Middle Ages for fine brassware, known as dinanderie : tourism, metalwork, biscuits. Pop: 12 719 (2004 est)
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I saw her again at Dinant yesterday, and she told me of this young person.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
It was hoped that the French at Dinant would hasten to their relief.
Madame had come across to our little home at Dinant for a few days' rest.The Sequel
George A. Taylor
He was immediately released and conducted in safety to Dinant.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.
The family seems to have been the most numerous and important in Dinant.Ex Voto