Limburg

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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A map of the Low Countries with a small duchy in the far east
The duchy c. 1350 in red
The united province from the mid-19th century in green-grey at the southeast
A map of Belgian provinces with Limburg at the northest
Limburg in Belgium
A map of Dutch provinces with Limburg at the southeast
Limburg in the Netherlands

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Limburg (countable and uncountable, plural Limburgs)

  1. A province of the Netherlands.
  2. A province of Belgium.
  3. (historical) The undivided province (1815–1839).
  4. (historical) The historic duchy (which the name of the province(s) was meant to preserve).
  5. A surname​.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Limburg is the 36900th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 605 individuals. Limburg is most common among White (96.53%) individuals.

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(province/duchy):

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

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Limburg m

  1. Limburg (a province of Belgium)
  2. Limburg (a province of the Netherlands)

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch limborch, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *lindō (linden (tree)) and *burg/*burgz (fortification, stronghold).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪm.bʏrx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Lim‧burg

Proper noun[edit]

provincie Limburg, NL
Limburg province, NL
provincie Limburg, BE
Limburg province, BE
Duchy of Limburg

Limburg n

  1. Limburg (a province of Belgium)
  2. Limburg (a province of the Netherlands)

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German[edit]

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Limburg n (genitive Limburgs)

  1. Limburg (a province of Belgium)
  2. Limburg (a province of the Netherlands)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Limburg m

  1. Alternative form of Limburgo

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Proper noun[edit]

Limburg n (genitive Limburgs)

  1. Limburg (a province of Belgium)
  2. Limburg (a province of the Netherlands)