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LIEGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Liege mean? 

LIEGE (noun)
  The noun LIEGE has 3 senses:

1. a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
2. a feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service
3. city in eastern Belgium; largest French-speaking city in Belgium

  Familiarity information: LIEGE used as a noun is uncommon.


LIEGE (adjective)
  The adjective LIEGE has 1 sense:

1. owing or owed feudal allegiance and service

  Familiarity information: LIEGE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LIEGE (noun)


Sense 1liege [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

vassal; liegeman; liege subject; liege; feudatory

Hypernyms ("liege" is a kind of...):

follower (a person who accepts the leadership of another)


Sense 2liege [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feudal lord entitled to allegiance and service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

liege lord; liege

Hypernyms ("liege" is a kind of...):

feudal lord; seigneur; seignior (a man of rank in the ancien regime)


Sense 3Liege [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

City in eastern Belgium; largest French-speaking city in Belgium

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Luik; Liege

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Liege" is a part of...):

Belgique; Belgium; Kingdom of Belgium (a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization)


LIEGE (adjective)


Sense 1liege [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Owing or owed feudal allegiance and service

Context examples:

one's liege lord / a liege subject

Similar:

loyal (steadfast in allegiance or duty)


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