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coburg

[ koh-burg ]
/ ˈkoʊ bɜrg /
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noun
a piece-dyed or printed twill dress fabric or lining cloth.
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Also co·bourg [koh-boorg]. /ˈkoʊ bʊərg/.

Origin of coburg

First recorded in 1880–85; named after Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg

Other definitions for coburg (2 of 2)

Coburg
[ koh-burg; German koh-boork ]
/ ˈkoʊ bɜrg; German ˈkoʊ bʊərk /

noun
a city in N Bavaria, in S central Germany.
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British Dictionary definitions for coburg (1 of 2)

coburg
/ (ˈkəʊˌbɜːɡ) /

noun
(sometimes capital) a rounded loaf with a cross cut on the topAlso called: coburg loaf

Word Origin for coburg

C19: apparently named in honour of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the name of the British royal family from 1901–1917

British Dictionary definitions for coburg (2 of 2)

Coburg
/ (ˈkəʊbɜːɡ, German ˈkoːbʊrk) /

noun
a city in E Germany, in N Bavaria. Pop: 42 257 (2003 est)
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