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  Luxembourg
In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community (later the European Union) and in 1999 it joined the euro currency area.
Luxembourg has a parliamentary form of government with a constitutional monarchy by inheritance.
Luxembourg's southern and eastern borders are formed by a number of rivers, among which the largest is the Moselle.
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 Luxembourg - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Luxembourg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Luxembourg established itself as an independent entity in the 10th century, and its rulers took the title of count of Luxembourg in the 11th century, taking their name from the castle of Lucelin-burhuc.
Luxembourg formed an economic union with Belgium and the Netherlands in 1948 (Benelux), which became fully effective in 1960 and was the forerunner of wider European cooperation.
Luxembourg voted in favour of ratification of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992, although it sought exemption from the treaty's clause requiring that residents from other member nations be allowed to vote in local elections.
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Luxembourg is a founding member of the European Union, NATO, the United Nations, Benelux, and the Western European Union, reflecting the political consensus in favour of economic, political, and military integration.
Luxembourg's independence was reaffirmed in 1839, and again in 1867, after the Luxembourg crisis nearly led to war between Prussia and France.
The linguistic situation in Luxembourg is characterised by the practice and the recognition of three official languages: French, German, and Luxembourgish, a Franconian language of the Moselle region similar to German.
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 Luxembourg
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a small, landlocked state in the north-west of continental Europe, bordered by France, Germany and Belgium.
In the west it borders the Belgian province of Luxembourg, which is (at 4,443 km²) nearly twice the size of the country.
The linguistic situation in Luxembourg is characterized by the practice and the recognition of three official languages: French, German and Luxemburgish, a Franconian language of the Moselle region similar to German.
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 sociology - Luxembourg (disambiguation)
Luxembourg - a small country in west Europe
Luxembourg (city) - the capital city of the country
Luxembourg (district) - a district in the country
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 Luxembourg - Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (sometimes Luxemburg) (Luxembourgish: Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg, French: Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, German: Großherzogtum Luxemburg) is a small landlocked country in the north-west of continental Europe, bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany.
Luxembourg has a population of under half a million people in an area of about 2,600 square kilometres (1,000 sq mi).
The linguistic situation in Luxembourg is characterised by the practice and the recognition of three official languages: French, German, and Luxembourgish, a Franconian language of the Moselle region similar to German and with an ancient Celtic base.
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 Top Literature - EU
Luxembourg sought compensation for the loss of the High Authority and the Special Council of Ministers of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), both of which were relocated to Brussels.
However, Luxembourg became the seat for the new European Investment Bank (EIB) and was given the assurance that certain meetings of the Council of Ministers would be held there, in April, June and September.
Luxembourg City — seat of the European Court of Justice, the Secretariat of the European Parliament and the European Investment Bank.
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 Luxembourg - Gurupedia
The recorded history of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg begins with the construction of Luxembourg Castle in the middle ages.
Luxembourg's eastern border is formed by two rivers, the Moselle and the Our.
The language of Luxembourg is Luxembourgish, a blend of old German and Frankish elements.
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 Learn more about Luxembourg in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Overrun by Germany in World War I and by Nazi Germany in World War II, it ended its neutrality in 1948 when it entered into the Benelux Customs Union and when it joined NATO the following year.
A second body, the "Conseil d'Etat" (Council of State), composed of 21 ordinary citizens appointed by the Grand Duke, advises the Chamber of Deputies in the drafting of legislation.
Besides French (spoken in neighbouring Belgium and France) and German (Germany), Luxembourgish is spoken.
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 Belgium - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The Kingdom of Belgium (Dutch: Koninkrijk België; French: Royaume de Belgique; German: Königreich Belgien) is a country in northwest Europe bordered by the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France and is one of the founding and core members of the European Union.
Historically, Belgium has been a part of the Low Countries, which also include the Netherlands and Luxembourg and were covering a somewhat larger region than the current Benelux group of states.
From the end of the Middle Ages until the seventeenth century, it was a prosperous centre of commerce and culture.
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 Luxembourg travel guide - MaxTravelz
Luxembourg [1] is a landlocked country in Western Europe in between Belgium, France and Germany.
Over one third of Luxembourg's overall population is made up of foreigners, and this figure rises to 50% in the city.
Educated Luxembourgers are fluent in all four of the above languages; it is the "frontaliers" (workers who live across one of the borders) who may not speak English.
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 Luxembourg (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Luxembourg (in some contexts spelled "Luxemburg") is a European geographical name with various derived uses.
Luxembourg is an album by the English band The Bluetones.
Luxembourg are an indie band from London, UK.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Around this fortress a town gradually developed, which became the centre of a small but important nation of great strategic value to France, Germany and the Netherlands.
After centuries of conquest and rule by foreign states, Luxembourg eventually became an independent neutral nation in the nineteenth century.
However, the country was repeatedly attacked by Germany in the twentieth century, which led it to abandon its policy of neutrality after World War II, when it became a founding member of NATO, the United Nations and the European Economic Community (later the European Union).
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 Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After gaining formal independence from Philip II the son of Charles V in 1648 the Dutch as the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands grew to become one of the seafaring and economic powers of the 17th century referred to as the Golden Age in the Netherlands establishing colonies and posts all over the globe.
After being incorporated in the French empire under Napoleon the Kingdom of the Netherlands was in 1815 consisting of the Netherlands Belgium and Luxembourg.
King William III was succeeded by his Queen Wilhelmina in 1890 Luxembourg seceded.
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 Netherlands - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
In 1568 the Eighty Years' War started after the entire population had been condemned to death by the Holy See and confirmed by the king, and in 1579, the northern half of the Seventeen Provinces declared itself independent and formed the Union of Utrecht, which is seen as the foundation of the modern Netherlands.
In addition, the king of the Netherlands became hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
Belgium rebelled and gained independence in 1830, while the personal union between Luxembourg and the Netherlands was severed in 1890 as a result of ascendancy laws which prevented Queen Wilhelmina from becoming Grand Duke.
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 Euro - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The euro (currency sign: €; banking code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union member states of Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, also known as the Eurozone.
The euro is the sole currency in Austria, Belgium, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
These 12 countries together are frequently referred to as the Eurozone or the euro area, or more informally "euroland" or the "eurogroup".
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 ipedia.com: Netherlands Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After being incorporated in the French empire under Napoleon, the Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815, consisting of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
When King William III was succeeded by his daughter Queen Wilhelmina in 1890, Luxembourg seceded.
Luxembourg therefore turned to the German branch of the Nassau family, which is still in charge in Luxembourg today.
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 Word Sense Disambiguation Book - Bibliography of WSD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Word-sense disambiguation using statistical methods, Proceedings of the 29th Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Berkeley, California, June, 264-270.
Disambiguating proteins, genes, and RNA in text: A machine learning approach.
Disambiguating nouns, verbs and adjectives using automatically acquired selectional preferences.
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 Robert Schuman Summary
Born in Luxembourg on June 29, 1886, into a prosperous family from Lorraine, Robert Schuman was educated in Germany as a lawyer.
Although born in the suburb of Clausen in Luxembourg, Robert Schuman was German by birth; he opted for French nationality in 1919 after Alsace-Lorraine had been retaken by France.
Schuman's pursued his secondary education at the Athénée de Luxembourg secondary school in Luxembourg, a former Jesuit College, where the Luxembourg secondary school diploma was not valid in Germany and he had to sit for the Abitur in Metz.
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 Luxembourg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a small country in the north-west of continental Europe, bordered by France, Germany and Belgium.
William III left the Dutch throne to his daughter while Luxembourg (at that time restricted to male heirs (see Salic Law)) passed to a distant cousin.
The government exiled to London set up a small group of volunteers, who participated in the Normandy invasion.
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 Villa Luxembourg
1) " Villa" -- In the context of Villa Luxembourg
2) " Luxembourg" -- In the context of Villa Luxembourg
The recorded history of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg begins with theconstruction of Luxembourg Castle in the middle ages.
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 NETHERLANDS : Encyclopedia Entry
The country is host to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and the European Union's criminal intelligence agency (Europol) at The Hague.
Under Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and king of Spain, the region was part of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands, which also included most of present-day Belgium, Luxembourg, and some land of France and Germany.
Furthermore, the Netherlands was among the twelve founding members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and among the six founding members of the European Coal and Steel Community, which would later evolve into the European Union.
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 directopedia : Directory : Regional : Europe : Luxembourg
Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG, Grand, Duchy, of, Luxembourg, Lëtzebuerg, Luxemburg, Hotel, Hotels, Clervaux, Michael Jackson, recipes, tourisme, tourismus, tourist office, tourism, travel, vacation, holidays, traditional, links, news, culture, exhibtion, Music, eve
94 percent of Luxembourg's population are Roman Catholic Christians.
See: Culture of Luxembourg and Cinema of Luxembourg.
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 Clinton Goveas :: Wikipedia Reference
European Union; eurozone: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain; outside eurozone: Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City, Montenegro, Kosovo, French Guiana, Réunion, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte.
Slovenia is going to join the euro zone on 1 January 2007.
The euro (currency sign: €; banking code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union member states of Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain - also known as the Eurozone - and is the single currency for more than 300 million people in Europe.
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 Euro - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The euro (€; ISO 4217 code EUR) is the currency of twelve European Union member states: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain, collectively known as the Eurozone.
At present the member states officially using the euro are Austria, Belgium, Finland, France (except Pacific territories using the CFP franc), Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
Overseas territories of some Eurozone countries, such as French Guiana, Réunion, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, and Martinique, also use the euro.
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 Wikinfo | Luxembourg
The [Grand duchyGrand Duchy]] of Luxembourg (also Luxemburg) is a landlocked country in north-west Europe, bordered by France, Germany and Belgium.
United Kingdom Countries acceding to membership on May 1, 2004:
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