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Alsace-Lorraine

[al-sas-law-reyn, -loh-, -seys-; French al-zas-law-ren] /ˈæl sæs lɔˈreɪn, -loʊ-, -seɪs-; French al zas lɔˈrɛn/
noun
1.
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).
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Alsace-Lorrainer, noun
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Alsace-Lorraine

noun
1.
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) German name Elsass-Lothringen
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