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Colmar

[French kawl-mar; German kawl-mahr] /French kɔlˈmar; German ˈkɔl mɑr/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Haut-Rhin, in NE France.

Haut-Rhin

[oh-ran] /oʊˈrɛ̃/
noun
1.
a department in NE France. 1354 sq. mi. (3505 sq. km).
Capital: Colmar.
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British Dictionary definitions for Colmar

Colmar

/French kɔlmar/
noun
1.
a city in NE France: annexed to Germany 1871–1919 and 1940–45; textile industry. Pop: 65 136 (1999) German name Kolmar

Haut-Rhin

/French orɛ̃/
noun
1.
a department of E France in Alsace region. Capital: Colmar. Pop: 722 692 (2003 est). Area: 3566 sq km (1377 sq miles)
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Encyclopedia Article for Colmar

town, northeastern France, Haut-Rhin departement, in theAlsace region. Colmar is located 42 mi (68 km) south-southwest of Strasbourg, 10 mi west of the Rhine River, bordering the German frontier and a few miles east of the foothills of the Vosges Mountains. It is on the main railway from Strasbourg to Mulhouse and Basel, Switz.

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