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ID: 7024270
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Limousin (historical region)  Limousin (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 001 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Area defined by a plateau; was settled by ancient Gallic Lemovices tribe; taken by Rome; ravaged by Normans in the 9th century; part of Aquitaine and went to England with Eleanor's marriage in 1152; disputed by France and England 13th-15th centuries.

Names:
Limousin (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Limousin (French-P,U,N)
Le Limousin (C,V)
Pagus Lemovicinus (H,V,Latin-P,U,N)  ............ under Mervingians, 6th-8th centuries CE

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Limousin (historical region)  ........  Limousin (historical region) (P,H)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Limousin (historical region)  ............  Limousin (historical region) (P,H)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
civitas (H)  ............  tribal association of Gaul; of Rome, from ca. 50 BC, as part of province of Aquitania
suzerainty (H)
general region (C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Limousin .......... (former administrative division)
..................................  (World, Europe, France) [7001095]
historical connection ....  Gallia Aquitania .......... (province)
........................................  (World, Europe, Gaul) [7030318]

Sources and Contributors:
Le Limousin..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Limousin..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XIX, 426-427
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/14/99
.................  Michelin: Berry, Limousin (1987)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 672
Pagus Lemovicinus..........  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/14/99
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 19; 426-427; XIX, 426-427
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 14 April 1999; accessed 04/14/99
..................  Michelin: Berry, Limousin (1987)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1447136
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 672
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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