Luxembourg: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (luk'sum-bûrg" Fr. lyk-sän-b&oomacrr'), [key]
— n.
  1. a grand duchy surrounded by Germany, France, and Belgium. 377,100; 999 sq. mi. (2585 sq. km).
  2. a city in and the capital of this grand duchy. 78,400.
  3. a province in SE Belgium: formerly a part of the grand duchy of Luxembourg. 219,642; 1706 sq. mi. (4420 sq. km). Cap.: Arlon.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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