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That of Arlon, a rich town in the neighborhood, followed very closely.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
She took refuge at Arlon with her protectress, the Duchess of Luxembourg.
We marched and marched, sending patrols far ahead, until we arrived at Arlon.The Red Battle Flyer
Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
About the middle of the month a pursuivant arrived at Arlon.
Beyond these again were the detachment of Beaulieu near Arlon, and another, 9000 strong, around Trier.
European state, from Germanic lutilla "little" + burg "fort, castle." Related: Luxembourgeois; Luxembourger. Hence also lushburg (mid-14c.), Middle English word for "a base coin made in imitation of the sterling or silver penny and imported from Luxemburg in the reign of Edward III" [OED].