There are 2 main definitions of Limousin in English:

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Limousin 1

Line breaks: Li¦mou|sin
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪmuːzã/
A region and former province of central France, centred on Limoges.

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There are 2 main definitions of Limousin in English:

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Limousin 2 Line breaks: Li¦mou|sin
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪmʊzã/


1A native or inhabitant of Limousin.
2 [mass noun] The French dialect of Limousin.
3An animal of a French breed of beef cattle.
Example sentences
  • Entries have been particularly strong in the Limousin and Holstein cattle breeds and in the Texel and Suffolk sheep categories.
  • In the beef section there are classes for Simmentals, shorthorns, Limousin, Charolais, Hereford, Belgian Blue and Parthenaise Cattle.
  • Placed at reserve was Geoff Mellin, a retail butcher at Nelson, Lancashire, who keeps 15 Belgian Blues and Limousin breeding cattle for producing beef for sale in the shop.


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Relating to the Limousins or their dialect.
Example sentences
  • Councillor Wilf Davison attended a meeting of the 30 towns twinned with communities in the Limousin region of France.
  • It seems that he has been dumped with his uncles on a peasant homestead, with outside toilet, in the Limousin region of France, where things haven't changed since they burnt witches at the stake.
  • The cinematography has been wildly overpraised, shot in high contrast black-and-white to remove all beauty and charm from the Limousin countryside.
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