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ˈʃɛər bʊərg; Fr. ʃɛrˈburcher·bourg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cherbourgnoun

    a port town in northwestern France on the English Channel; site of a naval base


  1. Cherbourgnoun

    A coastal town in Normandy, France


  1. Cherbourg

    Cherbourg is a town in the South Burnett region of Queensland, Australia. It is located off the Bunya Highway approximately 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane and 6 kilometres from the town of Murgon. It is situated very close to the dam wall of Bjelke-Petersen Dam. Attractions in Cherbourg include the 'Bert Button Lookout' and 'Emu Farm Tours'. At the 2006 census, Cherbourg had a population of 1,128. The town, formerly known as Barambah, was founded as a settlement for Aborigines in the early 1900s under a policy of segregation being pursued by the Government of Queensland. Its history has been described in at least two books, Dumping Ground by Thom Blake and Is That You Ruthie? by Ruth Hegarty.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cherbourg

    a French port and arsenal in the dep. of Manche, opposite the Isle of Wight, 70 m. distant, on the construction and fortifications of which immense sums were expended, as much as eight millions; the fortifications were begun by Vauban.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cherbourg

    A fortified seaport town and important naval station of France, department of Manche, on the English Channel. Edward III. of England unsuccessfully laid siege to Cherbourg in 1346, but in 1418 it was given up to the British. The French regained it in 1450, but the English again took it in 1758.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cherbourg in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cherbourg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. abduct
    • B. elaborate
    • C. summon
    • D. scarper

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