- a former province in central France.
- 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
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.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)
Limousin threw himself into an easy-chair and crossed his legs.Original Short Stories, Volume 5 (of 13)
Guy de Maupassant
The English family of this name seems to have come from Limousin.The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest
Three of the Avignon popes were natives of art-loving Limousin.How France Built Her Cathedrals
Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
- a region and former province of W central France, in the W part of the Massif Central
- a breed of fairly large yellowish-to-reddish-gold beef cattle originally from France