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  • proper n. Lorraine, a French region rich in iron-ore deposits.

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  • n. an eastern French region rich in iron-ore deposits

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Examples

  • A nephew of Otto Habsburg, the eldest son of Austria's last emperor, Ulrich Habsburg - he only uses the name Lothringen when signing documents - says the Austrian constitution does not afford equal rights to all citizens, ahead of presidential elections on April 25.

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  • A nephew of Otto Habsburg, the eldest son of Austria's last emperor, Ulrich Habsburg -- he only uses the name Lothringen when signing documents -- says the Austrian constitution does not afford equal rights to all citizens, ahead of presidential elections on April 25.

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  • Alsace henceforth must be written Elsass, and the devastated province called Lothringen was never again to be written Lorraine.

    The Maids of Paradise

  • He supported the expansion of the Prussian franchise and greater autonomy for Elsass-Lothringen (Alsace-Lorraine).

    Pursuit of an 'Unparalleled Opportunity': The American YMCA and Prisoner of War Diplomacy among the Central Power Nations during World War I

  • However, the majority of the arriving soldiers were young men who had just completed their basic training with the Panzer Training and Replacement Regiment in Bitsch, Lothringen.

    Panzer Aces

  • [17] The French name Lorraine and the German name Lothringen are both derived from the Latin title of Lothair's kingdom -- _Lotharii regnum_.

    Early European History

  • Elsass-Lothringen on a loss ratio so surprisingly satisfactory that he himself was absolutely at a loss to explain it.

    White Ashes

  • It further developed that Mr. Gunterson had at last, in the Elsass-Lothringen, found almost what he had always been seeking; his company gave him an entirely free hand, -- a highly desirable thing for an underwriting manager, -- and he did not know whether he should ever care about looking for anything else.

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  • Elsass-Lothringen, but in the next breath, recalling a few recent preliminary tremors unpleasantly suggestive of other catastrophes through which he had passed, and not to overlook a link in his entangling chain, he stated that after all, though, he was an American, and intimated that as such he sometimes felt he would a little rather devote himself to the interests of an American underwriting institution.

    White Ashes

  • The “Briefe auf einer Reise aus Lothringen” has even less connection; it shares only in the increase of interest in personal accounts of travel.

    Laurence Sterne in Germany A Contribution to the Study of the Literary Relations of England and Germany in the Eighteenth Century

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