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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river, about 525 km (325 mi) long, of northeast France flowing generally northwest to the Seine River. It was the scene of heavy fighting in World War I (1914 and 1918) and World War II (1944).

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  • proper noun One of the départements of Champagne-Ardenne, France (INSEE code 51)

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Examples

  • "The Marne" is dedicated "To the memory of Captain Ronald Simmons, A.E.F. who died for France August 12, 1918."

    Wharton's Sharp Eye

  • "The Marne" is dedicated "To the memory of Captain Ronald Simmons, A.E.F. who died for France August 12, 1918."

    Wharton's Sharp Eye

  • And I understand from my friend Mr. Mallow, whom, I think, you know, that Sir John is going to print some scorching anti-clerical articles founded on what he would call the Marne

    The Complete Father Brown

  • And I understand from my friend Mr. Mallow, whom, I think, you know, that Sir John is going to print some scorching anti-clerical articles founded on what he would call the Marne

    The Complete Father Brown

  • As a result of this timely warning, all that the Emperor found south of the Marne were a few abandoned Prussian convoys and a line of burned bridges.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • As a result of this timely warning, all that the Emperor found south of the Marne were a few abandoned Prussian convoys and a line of burned bridges.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • This last takes its name from the colour of its sand, which is red in several places: it is also called the Marne, a name given it by some geographers, but unknown in the country.

    History of Louisisana Or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina: Containing

  • The Florians who live in Seine et Marne, which is thickly populated -- villages and châteaux close together -- were much struck with the loneliness and great stretches of wood and plain.

    Chateau and Country Life in France

  • The Marne was a battlefield which was reached by chance and fought over by hazard, but every foot of the Lorraine country had been studied for the fight long years in advance.

    They Shall Not Pass

  • I believe the battle of the Marne was the decisive battle of the war, in that it shattered this plan, and that the rest of the 1914 fighting was

    What is Coming?

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