from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region and former province of northeast France. Originally part of a kingdom belonging to Lothair I, the region passed to France in 1766 but was ceded with Alsace to Germany after the Franco-Prussian War (1871). The area was returned to France by the Treaty of Versailles (1919).
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- proper n. A région of France in the northeast of the country.
- proper n. A female given name from the French place name, associated with Laura by folk etymology.
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- n. an eastern French region rich in iron-ore deposits
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