[ e-noh ]
/ ɛˈnoʊ /
a medieval county in territory now in SW Belgium and N France.
a province in SW Belgium. 1,437 sq. mi. (3,722 sq. km). Capital: Mons.
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Words nearby Hainaut
“Hail to the Chief”
, Hainan Strait
, Haines City
, haint blue
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How to use Hainaut in a sentence
Ath is also well known in Hainaut for its annual fte called le jour de ducasse—ducasse being the Walloon word for kermesse (fte).
Modern Hainaut is famous as containing the chief coal and iron mines of Belgium.
The countship of Hainaut remained united with that of Holland during the 14th and 15th centuries.
A seedling raised at Ath, Hainaut, Bel.; first described in 1833.
British Dictionary definitions for Hainaut
a province of SW Belgium: stretches from the Flanders Plain in the north to the Ardennes in the south. Capital: Mons. Pop: 1 283 200 (2004 est). Area: 3797 sq km (1466 sq miles)
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