Bastogne

Bastogne

[ba-stohn; French ba-stawn-yuh]
noun
a town in SE Belgium: in World War II U.S. forces besieged here during German counteroffensive in 1944.
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Bastogne (bæˈstəʊn, French bastɔɲ)
 
n
a town in SE Belgium: of strategic importance to Allied defences during the Battle of the Bulge; besieged by the Germans during the winter of 1944--45. Pop: 14 070 (2004 est)

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