coburg

[koh-burg]
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noun

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

Coburg

[koh-burg; German koh-boork]

noun

a city in N Bavaria, in S central Germany.
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coburg

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

Coburg

noun

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