- a canton in W Switzerland. 644 sq. mi. (1668 sq. km).
- a town in and the capital of this canton.
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Contemporary Examples of fribourg
Located in Fribourg, Switzerland, Perritaz uses untreated, foraged fruit grown on high trees around his home in the Alpine region.Wine, Watch Out! These Ciders Are Just as Good
July 19, 2014
Historical Examples of fribourg
On June 15, 1794, lightning killed a lady in a ballroom at Fribourg.Thunder and Lightning
He had first studied at the university of Fribourg in Brisgau.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
The fall of Fribourg closed the events of the year in Alsace.The Marquis D'Argenson: A Study in Criticism
We began our expedition unsuccessfully by the canton of Fribourg.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Refuge in Fribourg, where the English threatened the town, Charles had refused.Pickle the Spy
- 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)