Alsace-Lorraine

Alsace-Lorraine

[al-sas-law-reyn, -loh-, -seys-; French al-zas-law-ren]
noun
a region in NE France, including the former provinces of Alsace and Lorraine: part of Germany 1871–1919, 1940–45. 5607 sq. mi. (14,522 sq. km).

Alsace-Lorrainer, noun
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Alsace-Lorraine
 
n
German name: Elsass-Lothringen an area of NE France, comprising the modern regions of Alsace and Lorraine: under German rule 1871--1919 and 1940--44. Area: 14 522 sq km (5607 sq miles)

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