[nah-moo r; French na-myr]
- a province in S Belgium. 1413 sq. mi. (3660 sq. km).
- a city in and capital of this province, on the Sambre and Meuse rivers.
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At Namur these were nine in number, four major forts and five fortins.
As we have seen, he had already practically settled with Namur.
The Germans entered Namur on the afternoon of August 23, 1914.
The troops will defile by the Namur gate, and meet me there in an hour.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
The fall of Namur without effect on the Expeditionary Force?Good Old Anna
Marie Belloc Lowndes
- a province of S Belgium. Capital: Namur. Pop: 452 856 (2004 est). Area: 3660 sq km (1413 sq miles)
- a town in S Belgium, capital of Namur province: strategically situated on a promontory between the Sambre and Meuse Rivers, besieged and captured many times. Pop: 106 213 (2004 est)
Flemish name: Namen