from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Germany north of Nuremberg. It was first mentioned in the 11th century. Population: 41,600.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thin fabric of worsted and cotton, or worsted and silk, twilled on one side, used for women's dresses: used as a substitute for merino, and especially as a material for inexpensive mourning.
  • n. A primitive vehicle used in the south of England: an inclosed tilt-cart, with windows in the sides and a door in the rear.


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  • And also, I feel rude for just saying I lived near you and not properly introducing myself, we are the May's who lived in Coburg, came to your church and teas and lovely class.

    Staying Home is Not a Waste of Time if You Don't Waste It

  • Police intelligence files show he remained a respected and influential member until his death on Saturday in Coburg’s John Fawkner Hospital.

    Australian-Calabrian Mob Boss Rosario Gangemi Dies « Skid Roche

  • On this day a few cavalry skirmishes comprised the only actions as Murat pushed back the Prussian picquets, and by dusk the heads of the three columns had reached their designated halting places, namely Coburg, Lobenstein and Münchberg.


  • Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (often called Coburg-Kohary), founded through the marriage of Prince Ferdinand with the heiress of the Hungarian princely House of Kohary (1816), is also Catholic.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Coburg, that is thirty Dutch miles, 120 English at least: doubtless the people were constrained in the night season to rest, to bait and eat therein; for six hundred thousand men, besides women and children, would require a good time to pass through, although they went one hundred and fifty in rank and file.

    Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther

  • He was an actor; and I found out, after, that the 'Coburg' I used to hear of his going to at home was a theatre.

    Daniel Deronda

  • -- That dancing at the "Coburg" has come out, Mrs. Prior.

    The Wolves and the Lamb

  • Foxbury, whom Charley Calverley used to come after, and who used to drive to the "Coburg" every night in her brougham.

    The Wolves and the Lamb

  • After Hitler's defeat and the division of Germany into East and West, Gotha found itself on the communist side of the line, while the luckier citizens of Coburg belonged to the free western part.

    Sovereignty and the Pitiless Passage of Time

  • Belgium, for one, would have fallen apart long ago had it not been for the House of Saxe-Coburg und Gotha.

    Matthew Yglesias » Iraqi Self-Identification


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