from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river, about 241 km (150 mi) long, rising in northeast France and flowing north and north-northwest to the Moselle River in western Germany. The river's valley, also known as the Saar Basin, is a highly industrialized region.
  • See Saarland.

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  • proper n. A river in Europe.


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  • The Van Volxem riesling fro the Saar was a big hit.

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  • The five revoked contracts all relate to replacement parts for an Israeli Navy gunboat known as the Saar 4.5 Class Corvette, according to a senior Israeli official.

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  • Hitler has said, and repeated in a broadcast yesterday, that the Saar was the last territorial bone of contention with France.

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  • It is called "Saar" by the Lepchas and Cis-himalayan Tibetans, and "Boarga-sella" by the

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  • "Saar," said the Chevalier, "Monsieur le Capitaine, I vas not at the siege of the petit Leyth, and I know not what you say about the cockloft; but I will say for Monseigneur de Strozzi, that he understood the grande guerre, and was grand capitaine -- plus grand -- that is more great, it may be, than some of the capitaines of

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  • He was particularly keen on the Rieslings from Zilliken, a producer from the Saar Valley.

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  • The next room brings together artifacts by assemblage artists, a number of them associated with the Semina circle inspired by the late Wallace Berman -- including Bruce Conners, George Herms, Ed Bereal, Melvin Edwards, Kienholz and Betye Saar.

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  • Alison Saar and Mickalene Thomas' images surprisingly apply pressure to the role of women in Bearden's work -- women do appear often and are sometimes curiously naked in situations where clothing would be the norm in the living room, for example.

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  • Whether or not Bearden had some of the prototypical-male-artist in him is a question that is answered here as much as it can be, with Saar and Thomas adding some fuel to the fire but hesitating to add too much after all, both artists have produced female nudes of their own for the show.

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  • Betye Saar: Red Time | Much like the river Saar, which rises in the Vosges Mountains, flowing north to the Moselle River in Germany, Betye Saar chose an artistic current that runs contrary to the force of society's influence.

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