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Liege or Liège has several meanings:

  • A Liège is a classic sporting car, designed for personal assembly, by Peter Davis in Evesham, UK, and often used in Classic Trials and other long distance motoring events
  • A liege is the person or entity to which one has pledged allegiance.
  • A liege is a vassal or entity who owes allegiance to someone. (Thus, the term referred to both the vassal and his lord).
  • Liège is a city of Belgium.
  • Liège is a province of Belgium.
  • The Bishopric of Liège, a former state in the Low Countries.
  • The Liège Island, in the Antarctic.

You may also look for: Classic trials are for all sorts of cars and motorbikes. ... Allegiance is the duty which a subject or a citizen owes to the state or to the sovereign of the state to which he belongs. ... A vassal or liege, in the terminology that both preceded and accompanied the feudalism of medieval Europe, is one who enters into mutual obligations with a lord, usually of military support and mutual protection, in exchange for certain guarantees, which came to include the terrain held as a fief. ... Allegiance is the duty which a subject or a citizen owes to the state or to the sovereign of the state to which he belongs. ... Liège (Dutch: Luik, German: Lüttich; before 1946, the citys name was written Liége, with the acute accent) is a major city located in the Belgian province of Liège, of which it is the capital. ... Liège is the easternmost province of Wallonia and of Belgium. ... The Bishopric of Liège or Prince-Bishopric of Liège was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in present Belgium. ... The Low Countries, the historical region of de Nederlanden, are the countries (see Country) on low-lying land around the delta of the Rhine, Scheldt, and Meuse (Maas) rivers. ... Liège Island (in English also Liege Island) is an island, 9 miles long and 3 miles wide, lying immediate northeast of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. ... Greek ἀνταρκτικός, opposite the arctic) is a continent surrounding the Earths South Pole. ...

  • Liège-Bastogne-Liège, a road cycling race in Belgium, and one of the most famous one-day races.

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Belgium Guide - Province of Liege : Liege (898 words)
Liege is a vibrant and friendly city known in French as the Citée ardente, due to the warmth and enthusiasm of the local folk.
Liege then became the capital of the indepedent Principality of Liege from the creation of the Holy Roman Empire (to which it belonged) in the late 10th century to the French Revolution in 1789, thus never belonging to the Spanish and Austrian Netherlands of the Habsburg family.
Liege became a center for arms manufacture in the 16th century under prince-bishop Everard de la Marck, and grew into one of the earliest modern coalmining and steelmaking centers in the 19th century.
First World War.com - Feature Articles - Brave Little Belgium - Liege (1518 words)
The fortress buildings at Liege and Namur were constructed between 1888 and 1892 under the direction of military engineer Brialmont.
Liege was ringed by twelve forts, at a rough distance of 7km from the centre, six on each bank of the Meuse (Maas).
A "pal's battalion" was comprised of soldiers raised in the same locality with the promise they would serve with their friends for the duration of the war.
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