Hainaut

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Hainaut or Hainault could refer to:

  • Hainaut (province), the modern Belgian province, part of Wallonia
  • County of Hainaut, the feudal entity created in 1071 on the order of Henry IV, overlapping part of northern France with the modern Hainaut province of Belgium
  • French Hainaut, a part of the former province Flanders and Hainaut
  • Hainault, London, the suburb. This name is not derived from the French/Belgian province, but actually from Old English "Hyneholt".