- a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario: summer resort.
- a piece-dyed or printed twill dress fabric or lining cloth.
Also co·bourg [koh-boo rg] /ˈkoʊ bʊərg/.
Origin of coburg
First recorded in 1880–85; named after Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg
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Examples from the Web for cobourg
On the 7th June, 1832, the foundation stone of the Academy was laid at Cobourg.
Should it take place, it will not require my removal from Cobourg.
Lichfield, the Cobourg, every afternoon, a quarter before four.A Description of Modern Birmingham
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.Egerton Ryerson and Education in Upper Canada
J. Harold Putnam
- (sometimes capital) a rounded loaf with a cross cut on the topAlso called: coburg loaf
C19: apparently named in honour of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the name of the British royal family from 1901–1917
- a city in E Germany, in N Bavaria. Pop: 42 257 (2003 est)
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