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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A town of northeast France on the Meuse River near the Belgian border. It was the site of the decisive defeat and surrender of Napoleon III (September 2, 1870) in the Franco-Prussian War. Population: 20,300.

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  • I was ecstatic when I discovered my dad's naissance record in Sedan and my grandparents mariage record in Paris.

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  • With regards to Napoleon III, whatever else he was, he was incompetent militarily as evidenced by his army getting trapped in Sedan.

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  • Such was the victory of Tannenberg -- an immensely successful example of that enveloping movement which the Germans regarded as their peculiar inheritance; a victory in nature recalling Sedan, and upon a scale not inferior to that battle.

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  • "They are somewhere near a little place called Sedan," said the baroness.

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  • It is proper to add that Sedan, which is very straitlaced in its notions of propriety, has always been inclined to frown on Charleville, the city of laughter and levity.

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