from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast France near the German border east of Nancy. Strategically important since ancient times, it became a free imperial city in 1262, was occupied by France in 1681, and passed to Germany in 1871. The city was recovered by France in 1919. Population: 273,000.
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- proper n. A city in the région of Alsace, France; previously part of Germany.
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- n. city on the Rhine in eastern France near the German border; an inland port
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