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  1. a former province in central France.
  2. one of a breed of hardy French beef cattle, now popular in the U.S.
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Examples from the Web for limousin

Historical Examples

  • Why, mon petit, it was years ago in Limousin, and how can I bear in mind what was the cause of it?

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Arthur Young thought the Limousin the most beautiful part of France.

  • Limousin threw himself into an easy-chair and crossed his legs.

  • The English family of this name seems to have come from Limousin.

  • Three of the Avignon popes were natives of art-loving Limousin.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

British Dictionary definitions for limousin


  1. a region and former province of W central France, in the W part of the Massif Central
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  1. a breed of fairly large yellowish-to-reddish-gold beef cattle originally from France
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