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Hainaut

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geographical name Hai·naut \ā-ˈnō, hā-\

Definition of Hainaut

  1. 1 medieval county in Low Countries SE of Flanders in modern SW Belgium & N France

  2. 2 province SW Belgium ∗ Mons area 1463 square miles (3789 square kilometers), pop 1,281,042




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