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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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  • EUOBSERVER / STRASBOURG - European, US and Canadian leaders were set to meet on Friday for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's 60th anniversary summit in Strasbourg.

    EUobserver.com - Headline News

  • STRASBOURG, France - President Obama, on the eve of the 60th-anniversary NATO summit, told a cheering crowd of young people in Strasbourg on Friday that "America is changing, but it cannot be America alone that changes."

    The Seattle Times

  • STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters clashed with riot police in the French city of Strasbourg on Thursday on the eve of a NATO summit, with one cornered soldier drawing his gun to escape attack.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Apr 4th, 2009 | STRASBOURG, France -- Police are clashing with demonstrators in Strasbourg where the NATO summit is under way.

    Salon

  • STRASBOURG, France - Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to beat back a crowd of several hundred anti-NATO protesters in Strasbourg on Thursday as the city in eastern France, host of the alliance's 60th anniversary summit, readied for the arrival of world leaders.

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • STRASBOURG, France - Police used tear gas to beat back a crowd of several hundred people in Strasbourg on Thursday as the city in eastern France, host of NATO's 60th anniversary summit, readied for the arrival of world leaders.

    Latest Headlines - ABC 7 News

  • Perhaps the day before and the first day of the week of a plenary sitting in Strasbourg is not a fair test.

    Responsiveness

  • Elif Shafak was born in Strasbourg, France, in 1971.

    Elif Shafak biography

  • The two commissioners intend to outline their plan in Strasbourg, where the European Parliament is meeting this week, according to a copy of the proposal obtained by the International Herald Tribune.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 5, 2009

  • This from the same BBC that passed on freely available, electric, topical and truly engaging footage of Danny Hannan, with Gordy and the rest of Europe watching in Strasbourg only a few days earlier.

    BBC Brownose

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