Limousin[lē mo̵̅o̅ zan′]
- historical region of WC France, west of Auvergne
- metropolitan region of modern France in the same general area: 6,541 sq mi (16,941 sq km); pop. 723,000; chief city, Limoges
A historical region and former province of central France west of the Auvergne Mountains. It was included in the dowry given by Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry II of England in 1152 and was eventually reconquered by France (1370–1374).
Any of a breed of beef cattle developed in France and having a golden-red coat.
Origin of LimousinAfter Limousin1.