from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region and former province of eastern France between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains. Along with neighboring Lorraine, it was annexed by Germany in 1871 after the Franco-Prussian War and returned to France by the Treaty of Versailles (1919).
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- proper n. A région of France, formerly belonging to Germany.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a region of northeastern France famous for its wines.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a region of northeastern France famous for its wines
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For that day M. Hamel had prepared for us some quite fresh copies, on which was written in beautiful round hand: _France, Alsace, France, Alsace_.
Taking us from her childhood in Alsace-Lorraine to her summers in Provence and her busy life in New York and Paris, this book of scrumptious Gallic wisdom and wit shows how anyone anywhere can develop a healthy, holistic lifestyle.
They followed Jacquy to his family home in Alsace, where he has to practice doing his entry.
I'm dismissive because in Alsace the good GC sites have a track record of many decades or centuries for producing the best gewurz (or riesling, pinot gris, etc.).
I find that the average price from Alsace is $62 per bottle.
On a different note, my wife and I just returned from two weeks in Alsace where we did a lot of hiking which included hiking through the vineyards.
I just finished watching “Joyeux Noel,” about that Christmas Eve truce in Alsace in 1914.
He poked his head up from his slit trench on a hill in Alsace-Lorraine, a region disputed for centuries, and spied a group of men standing maybe ten yards away.
They settled in Alsace so he could live in France yet she could be close to her family (Black Forest).
Living in Alsace, where many couples were French and German, it just wasn't acceptable to bring up the details of such conflict.