Luxembourg

geographical name
Lux·​em·​bourg | \ ˈlək-səm-ˌbərg How to pronounce Luxembourg (audio) , ˈlu̇k-səm-ˌbu̇rk \
variants: German Luxemburg

Definition of Luxembourg

1 province of southeastern Belgium in Wallonia; capital Arlon area 1706 square miles (4418 square kilometers), population 275,700
2 landlocked country in western Europe between Belgium, France, and Germany; a grand duchy area 998 square miles (2586 square kilometers), population 605,800
3 city and capital of the country of Luxembourg population 95,000

Other Words from Luxembourg

Luxembourger or Luxemburger \ ˈlək-​səm-​ˌbər-​gər How to pronounce Luxembourg (audio) , -​ˌbu̇r-​ \ noun
Luxembourgian or Luxemburgian \ ˌlək-​səm-​ˈbər-​gē-​ən How to pronounce Luxembourg (audio) , ˌlu̇k-​səm-​ˈbu̇r-​ \ adjective

Learn More about Luxembourg

Statistics for Luxembourg

Cite this Entry

“Luxembourg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Luxembourg. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on Luxembourg

Nglish: Translation of Luxembourg for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of Luxembourg for Arabic Speakers

Comments on Luxembourg

What made you want to look up Luxembourg? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!