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