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  1. a town in S Belgium, on the River Meuse below steep limestone cliffs: 11th-century citadel: famous in the Middle Ages for fine brassware, known as dinanderie : tourism, metalwork, biscuits. Pop: 12 719 (2004 est)
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Examples from the Web for dinant

Historical Examples

  • I saw her again at Dinant yesterday, and she told me of this young person.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • It was hoped that the French at Dinant would hasten to their relief.

  • Madame had come across to our little home at Dinant for a few days' rest.

    The Sequel

    George A. Taylor

  • He was immediately released and conducted in safety to Dinant.

  • The family seems to have been the most numerous and important in Dinant.

    Ex Voto

    Samuel Bulter