Meaning of liege


Pronunciation: (lēj, lēzh), [key]
— n.
  1. a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service.
  2. a feudal vassal or subject.
  1. owing primary allegiance and service to a feudal lord.
  2. pertaining to the relation between a feudal vassal and lord.
  3. loyal; faithful: the liege adherents of a cause.


Pronunciation: (lē-āzh' Fr. lyezh), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in E Belgium, on the Meuse River: one of the first cities attacked in World War I. 139,333.
  2. a province in E Belgium. 1,019,226; 1521 sq. mi. (3940 sq. km). Cap.: Liège.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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