a canton in W Switzerland. 644 sq. mi. (1,668 sq. km).
a town in and the capital of this canton.
- German Freiburg.
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How to use Fribourg in a sentence
It’s now on display at the Smart Living Lab in Fribourg, Switzerland, hopefully paving the way towards cheaper, more eco-friendly construction.This Swiss bridge proves it’s possible to reuse concrete | Rahul Rao | October 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
Located in Fribourg, Switzerland, Perritaz uses untreated, foraged fruit grown on high trees around his home in the Alpine region.
The taking of Rhinefeldt, Roeteln, and Fribourg, was the immediate consequence of the duke's victory.The Thirty Years War, Complete | Friedrich Schiller
Your maternal grandfather was noted for his wine cellar, and he bought his Havanas by the thousand from Fribourg and Treyer.In Friendship's Guise | Wm. Murray Graydon
Switzerland gave them Fribourg in 1580, while Louvain had its college twenty years earlier.The Jesuits, 1534-1921 | Thomas J. Campbell
I know at Fribourg an old lady who for thirty years past has regularly presented herself at the door of the asylum.The Man-Wolf and Other Tales | Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
The best wines of Baden are produced in the seigniory of Badenweiler, near Fribourg.The Automobilist Abroad | M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
British Dictionary definitions for Fribourg
a canton in W Switzerland. Capital: Fribourg. Pop: 242 700 (2002 est). Area: 1676 sq km (645 sq miles)
a town in W Switzerland, capital of Fribourg canton: university (1889). Pop: 35 547 (2000)
- German name: Freiburg
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