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Limoges

[li-mohzh; French lee-mawzh]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Haute Vienne, in S central France.
  2. Also called Limoges ware. a type of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges.
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Haute-Vienne

[oht-vyen]
noun
  1. a department in central France. 2145 sq. mi. (5555 sq. km). Capital: Limoges.
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Limoges

noun
  1. a city in S central France, on the Vienne River: a centre of the porcelain industry since the 18th century. Pop: 133 968 (1999)
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Haute-Vienne

noun
  1. a department of W central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Limoges. Pop: 353 788 (2003 est). Area: 5555 sq km (2166 sq miles)
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Limoges

n.

painted porcelain or enamel from Limoges in France, 1838; for place name see Limousine.

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