There is more than one meaning of Fribourg discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
See P. Mandonnet, Siger de Brabant et l'Averroisme latin du XIII e siecle (Fribourg, 1899); G.
Fribourg, Switzerland (Canton) >>
Other bridges built soon after were the Fribourg bridge of 870 ft.
But, while lacking the medieval appearance of Fribourg or Bern, or Sion or Coire, the great number of modern fine buildings in Geneva, hotels, villas, &c., gives it an air of prosperity and comfort that attracts many visitors, though on others modern French architecture produces a blinding glare.