Definitions

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

  • A river of western Europe flowing about 900 km (560 mi) from northeast France through eastern Belgium and the southern Netherlands to the North Sea. Its valley was the scene of severe fighting during World Wars I and II.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See muse, n.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A European river, flowing into the North Sea.
  • proper noun An American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the Armistice on November 11.

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  • proper noun A river in Europe that flows about 901 km (560 mi) from France through Belgium to the North Sea at the Netherlands.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
  • noun a European river; flows into the North Sea

Etymologies

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From French Meuse.

Examples

  • Among them St. Nicolas, in a big airy building on the Meuse, is an example of a great French Military Hospital at its best; but I visited few others, for the main object of my journey was to get to some of the second-line ambulances beyond the town.

    Fighting France

  • The country between Marne and Meuse is one of the regions on which German fury spent itself most bestially during the abominable September days.

    Fighting France

  • The Argonne and the heights of the Meuse were a sector hard to tackle.

    Foch the Man

  • In this vast district watered by the Meuse is the town of Bouillon — a regular hole, but in my time it was the freest place in Europe.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • Barrere having then announced that the army of the Sambre and the Meuse was advancing to

    News Report

  • Barrere having then announced that the army of the Sambre and the Meuse was advancing to Liege, made

    News Report

  • Barrere having then announced that the army of the Sambre and the Meuse was advancing to Liege, made

    News Report

  • In this vast district watered by the Meuse is the town of Bouillon -- a regular hole, but in my time it was the freest place in Europe.

    Memoirs of Casanova — Volume 19: Back Again to Paris

  • In this vast district watered by the Meuse is the town of Bouillon -- a regular hole, but in my time it was the freest place in Europe.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • The sector, which had been quiet for most of four years, stretched some 20 miles from the unfordable Meuse River through the large Argonne Forest.

    Between War and Peace

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