from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A plateau region of northern France, southeast Belgium, and northern Luxembourg east and south of the Meuse River. It was the scene of heavy fighting in World War I and World War II, notably during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944 and January 1945.
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- proper n. One of the départements of Champagne-Ardenne, France (INSEE code 08)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World Wars I and II.
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- n. a wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II
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This region of the Ardennes is wild and wooded, and much more picturesque than I supposed anything in Belgium to be.
"Ardennes" -- Arden, a forest on the Meuse river between Brussels and
This is now known as the Ardennes American Cemetery.
In the middle of the month we were packed up in a hurry in a convoy of troop trucks to be shipped south as reinforcements to a regiment outside a different forest, near a town called Ardennes.
Ambleve; or you may still cling for a little while to the fringe of the Ardennes, which is also the fringe of the industrial country, and explore the valley of the Meuse westward, past Huy and Namur, to Dinant.
"Chevalier Lange d'Ardennes" -- and had others printed, simply "Dardennes, junior (du Morbihan)."
The Ardennes is the northernmost of the four Departments into which the wise men of 1790 divided the ancient province of
He burned his visiting-cards, ornamented with the family crest and his name "Chevalier Lange d'Ardennes" -- and had others printed, simply
Reaching Blois and utterly rejecting his mother's attempts to excuse herself and console him, he drags out a miserable time in continual penance and self-neglect, till at last, availing himself of (and rather shabbily if piously tricking) a Saracen page,  he succeeds in getting off incognito to the vague "Ardennes," where his sadly ended adventure had begun.
Black D'Ardennes 'eye of mastery in that proud troop was seen,