Limburg
geographical name 1. region W Europe E of the Meuse including parts of present Limburg province, Netherlands, & Limburg province, Belgium 2. province NE Belgium capital Hasselt area 935 square miles (2422 square kilometers), population 750,435 3. province SE Netherlands capital Maastricht area 853 square miles (2209 square kilometers), population 1,119,942

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  • Limburg — ist der Name folgender Orte: Limburg an der Lahn, eine Stadt im Landkreis Limburg Weilburg, Hessen Hohenlimburg, ein Stadtteil der Stadt Hagen (bis 1876 Limburg an der Lenne) Limbourg, eine Stadt in der belgischen Provinz Lüttich Limburg ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Limburg — may refer to:Low countries* 1065 1794: the old Duchy of Limburg, which was part of the Holy Roman Empire * 1815 1839: Province of Limburg, a former province of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands * 1839 1866: the new Duchy of Limburg, which was …   Wikipedia

  • Limburg — Limburg. 1) L. an der Lahn, Kreisstadt im preuß. Reg. Bez. Wiesbaden, l. an der Lahn, (1905) 9917 E., Land , Amtsgericht, Handelskammer, Bischofssitz, kath. Dom [Tafel: Romanischer Stil I, 7 u. 8], kath. Priesterseminar; Eisenbahn… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Limburg — • Diocese in the Kingdom of Prussia, suffragan of Freiburg Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Limburg — [lim′bʉrg΄] 1. province of NE Belgium: 935 sq mi (2,422 sq km); pop. 775,000; cap. Hasselt: also Limbourg [lim′bərg; ] Fr [ lan bo͞or′] 2. province of SE Netherlands: 848 sq mi (2,196 sq km); pop. 1,130,000; cap. Maastricht 3. former duchy… …   English World dictionary

  • Limburg — Lịm|burg: 1. hessische Stadt an der Lahn. 2. belgische u. niederländische Landschaft. * * * Lịmburg,   Name von geographischen Objekten:    1) Lịmburg, Ruine einer ehemaligen Benediktinerabtei (1025 von Kaiser Konrad II. anstelle einer… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Limburg — /lim berrg/; Du. /lim buerddkh/, n. a medieval duchy in W Europe: now divided into a province in the SE Netherlands (Limburg) and a province in NE Belgium (Limbourg). * * * ▪ historical region, Europe       historic region of the Low Countries… …   Universalium

  • Limburg —    One of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands (population 1,136,000). The region of Limburg had already been inhabited in prehistoric times 6,000 years ago. During the Middle Ages, the area was divided among the Duke of Limburg, the Count (Duke)… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • LIMBURG —    in the basin of the Meuse, formerly a duchy, was after various fortunes divided in 1839 into Belgian Limburg (225), on the W. of the river, capital Hasselt (13), and Dutch Limburg (262), on the E., capital Maestricht (33); partly moorland and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Limburg — Limbourg (ville) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Limbourg. Limbourg …   Wikipédia en Français

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