liege

  1. a person holding a fief
  2. city in eastern Belgium; largest French-speaking city in Belgium

Liège

Liège (ljɛʒ; Luik, Nl-Luik.ogg; Lidje; Lüttich; Leodium; Luuk; Léck) is a major city and a municipality in the European country of Belgium. It is located in the province of the same name, Liège, of which it is the capital and is part of the Walloon (French-speaking) region of Belgium. The city is situated in the valley of the Meuse River, in...
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Liege

[adj] - owing or owed feudal allegiance and service 2. [n] - city in eastern Belgium
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liege

In the feudal system, the allegiance owed by a vassal to his or her lord (the liege lord). ...
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Liege

Liege (lēj) adjective [ Middle English lige , lege , French lige , Late Latin ligius , legius , liege, unlimited, complete, probably of German origin; confer German ledig free from bonds and obstacles, Middle High German ledec , ledic , ...
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Liege

Liege (lēj) noun 1. A free and independent person; specif., a lord paramount; a sovereign. Mrs. Browning. « The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans, Liege of all loiterers and malcontents.» Shak. 2. The subject of a sovereign or lord; a lie...
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liege

1. Sovereign; independent; having authority or right to allegiance; as, a liege lord. 'She looked as grand as doomsday and as grave; And he, he reverenced his liege lady there.' (Tennyson) ... 2. Serving an independent sovereign or master; bound by a feudal tenure; obliged to be faithful and loyal to a superior, as a vassal to his lord; faithful; l...
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liege

adjective owing or owed feudal allegiance and service; `one`s liege lord`; `a liege subject`
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Liege

Luik noun city in eastern Belgium; largest French-speaking city in Belgium
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liege

noun a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service
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Liege

• (a.) Full; perfect; complete; pure. • (a.) Serving an independent sovereign or master; bound by a feudal tenure; obliged to be faithful and loyal to a superior, as a vassal to his lord; faithful; loyal; as, a liege man; a liege subject. • (n.) The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman. • (n.) A free and independent person...
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Liège

(from the article `Low Countries, history of`) ...Church (Reichskirche), in which the spiritual and secular principalities played an important part. The most important ecclesiastical ... In Flanders and in the bishopric of Liège, the towns rapidly attained such power that they constituted a threat to the territorial prince, a ......
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Liège

capital of Liège province, eastern Belgium, on the Meuse River at its confluence with the Ourthe. (The grave accent in Liège was officially approved ... [11 related articles]
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liege

(probably from German ledig, `empty` or `free`), in European feudal society, an unconditional bond between a man and his overlord. Thus, if a tenant ...
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Liège

[car] The Liege is a lightweight two-seater car. An original design by Peter Davis, inspired by the classic sporting car era of the 1950s. Fifty of these cars were supplied in component form between 1997 and 2007. Designed and developed from 1985 to 1996 in Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England. Manufactured at Craycombe in Fladbury, Worce...
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Liège

Liège (lyezh) , Du. Luik, Ger. Lüttich, province (1991 pop. 999,646), 1,526 sq mi (3,952 sq km), E Belgium, bordering on Germany in the east. The chief cities are Liège (the capital), Verviers, Herstal, Huy, and Seraing. The province is French-speaking (see Walloons) except in the eas...
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Liège

Liège, Du. Luik, Ger. Lüttich, city (1991 pop. 194,596), capital of Liège prov., E Belgium, at the confluence of the Meuse and Ourthe rivers, near the Dutch and German borders. Greater Liège includes the suburbs of Herstal, Ougrée, and Grivegnée. The commercial cent...
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Liege

Obs. From the Latin, ligare, to bind. The lord to whom a vassal swears 'liege' fealty, usually the King. The bond subsisting between the subject and chief, or lord and vassal, binding the one to protection and just government, the other to tribute and due subjection. The prince or chief is called liege lord; the subjects liege men.m
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Liège

(city) Industrial city, capital of Liège province in eastern Belgium, southeast of Brussels, almost bisected by the River Meuse, and bounded on the east side by Germany; population (2006 est) 187,100. It is one of the largest river ports in Europe. Weapons, textiles, paper, and chemic...
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liege

In the feudal system, the allegiance owed by a vassal to his or her lord (the liege lord)
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Liège

(province) Province of eastern Belgium, including the French- and German-speaking communities of the Walloon region, bordered by Germany to the east, the Netherlands to the north, and the provinces of Limbourg, Flemish and Walloon Brabant, Namur, and Luxembourg to the west; area 3,...
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Liège

[Paris Métro] It was built as part of the Nord-Sud Company`s Line B from Saint-Lazare to Porte de Saint-Ouen and opened on 26 February 1911 as Berlin, named after the nearby Rue Berlin. As the Rue d`Amsterdam, which the line runs under at this point, is too narrow to accommodate platforms across from each other, the station was built with ...
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Liège

[province] It borders (clockwise from the north) Limburg in the Netherlands, North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany, Diekirch in Luxembourg, and in Belgium the provinces of Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant (Wallonia), as well as those of Flemish Brabant and Limburg (Flanders). It is an area of French and German ethnici...
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