Definitions for namurnɑˈmʊər; Fr. naˈmür

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Na•murnɑˈmʊər; Fr. naˈmür(n.)

  1. a province in S Belgium. 426,305; 1413 sq. mi. (3660 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. the capital of this province. 105,014.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Namur(noun)

    a city in south central Belgium situated on a promontory between the Meuse River and the Sambre River; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II


  1. Namur(ProperNoun)

    A province of Wallonia, Belgium.

  2. Namur(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of Wallonia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Namur

    capital of a province of the same name in Belgium, is situated at the junction of the Meuse and the Sambre, 35 m. SE. of Brussels. The town is strongly fortified, but only a few of its fine old buildings have escaped the ravages of war. The citadel still stands, the cathedral, and the Jesuit church of St. Loup. Cutlery, firearms, &c., are manufactured. The Province (339) skirts the NE. border of France between Hainault and Luxembourg.


  1. Namur, Belgium

    Namur is a city and municipality in Wallonia, in southern Belgium. It is both the capital of the province of Namur and of Wallonia. It hosts the Walloon Parliament. Namur stands at the confluence of the Sambre and Meuse rivers and straddles three different regions - Hesbaye to the north, Condroz to the south-east and Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse to the south-west. The language spoken is French. The City of Namur includes the old communes of Beez, Belgrade, Saint-Servais, Saint-Marc, Bouge, Champion, Daussoulx, Flawinne, Malonne, Suarlée, Temploux, Vedrin, Boninne, Cognelée, Gelbressée, Marche-les-Dames, Dave, Jambes, Naninne, Wépion, Wierde, Erpent, Lives-sur-Meuse, and Loyers.


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