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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).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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