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

  • A city of west-central France northeast of Bordeaux. Its ceramic industry dates to the 18th century. Population: 135,000.

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  • proper n. A city in France, capital of the Limousin region.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A city of Southern France.
  • proper n. A variety of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges{1}; also called Limoges ware or Limoges China.

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Examples

  • The very next day after the rest day starts in Limoges and that's where Lance won a tribute to Fabio three days after he was killed.

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  • Responding to the Texan's comments during Monday's rest day in Limoges, Contador said: It's a subject which is starting to tire me a bit, it's too repetitive.

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  • This specimen of profound vulgarity, spotted at the Beverly Hills Neiman Marcus between cases of Baccarat and Limoges, is a jewel-encrusted Mister Potato Head.

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  • It is said that he was born in Limoges, France in the early part of the 12th century and was ordained there.

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  • World-renowned through the centuries for its porcelains, enamels and stained glasses, Limoges is today an up-and-coming city, with a third of its population under the age of 25.

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  • Mathieu d'Alcon of the Little Brothers of San Francesco, and I was born near Limoges, which is not far from your estate, Count.

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  • Just after the stage, the teams headed for the airport to fly to Limoges, which is about

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  • And Lance always says that was his most memorable victory of all the wins he's had in his career ... when he rode into Limoges alone, ahead of a breakaway group which actually included current Astana team manager Johan Bruyneel.

    2009 Tour de France: Stages have Armstrong legacy

  • You got it, says Wilcockson, in Stage 10, which begins in Limoges, the site of Armstrong's 1995 stage win dedicated to Fabio Casartelli, a teammate who had died after crashing three days earlier.

    2009 Tour de France: Stages have Armstrong legacy

  • That remains one of the most impressive displays of shared emotion ever seen on a cycle race and, if the tributes included one from Lance Armstrong, that should come as no surprise: the Texan, then 23, was one of Casartelli's team-mates during the 1995 Tour and he paid an intense, personal tribute a few days later in winning the stage to Limoges.

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