a grand duchy surrounded by Germany, France, and Belgium. 999 sq. mi. (2,585 sq. km).
a city in and the capital of this grand duchy.
a province in SE Belgium: formerly a part of the grand duchy of Luxembourg. 1,706 sq. mi. (4,420 sq. km). Capital: Arlon.
- Also Luxemburg (for defs. 1, 2).
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How to use Luxembourg in a sentence
He and I had just done that box office epic Wing Commander and became great friends while we were shooting in Luxembourg.‘She’s All That' 15th Anniversary: Cast and Crew Reminisce About the Making of the ‘90s Classic | Marlow Stern | January 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fourteen years ago, Hagel criticized a Bill Clinton nominee as ambassador to Luxembourg as being “openly, aggressively gay.”The Proxy War Against Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon Is Really About Obama | Howard Kurtz | January 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
That company shoots in Miami, has offices in Canada and Los Angeles, and is based out of Luxembourg.
He started beaming TV into British homes from his own Luxembourg-based pan-European satellite service.
Coming off those victories, she became the RNC co-chairwoman before Bush appointed her to be ambassador to Luxembourg.
On the corner facing the square, and opposite the Luxembourg gate, is the Taverne du Panthéon.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
But you must see more of this vast garden of the Luxembourg to appreciate truly its beauty and its charm.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
Belgium, however, now refused to accede to the arrangement, by resolving not to cede Luxembourg.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
When the revolution broke out it extended to Luxembourg, and the king of the Netherlands applied for aid to the five powers.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
When we had done talking, we all three went out, cold as it was, to walk in the Luxembourg gardens till the dinner hour.Z. Marcas | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for Luxembourg
a grand duchy in W Europe: it formed the Benelux customs union with the Belgium and the Netherlands in 1948 and was a founder member of the Common Market, now the European Union. Languages: French, German, and Luxemburgish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Luxembourg. Pop: 514 862 (2013 est). Area: 2586 sq km (999 sq miles)
the capital of Luxembourg, on the Alzette River: an industrial centre. Pop: 77 300 (2003 est)
a province in SE Belgium, in the Ardennes. Capital: Arlon. Pop: 254 120 (2004 est). Area: 4416 sq km (1705 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Luxembourg
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