meuse river

Meuse

[myooz; French mœz]
noun
1.
Dutch Maas. a river in W Europe, flowing from NE France through E Belgium and S Netherlands into the North Sea. 575 miles (925 km) long.
2.
a department in NE France. 2409 sq. mi. (6240 sq. km). Capital: Bar-le-Duc.
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Meuse (mɜːz, French møz)
 
n
1.  a department of N France, in Lorraine region: heavy fighting occurred here in World War I. Capital: Bar-le-Duc. Pop: 191 728 (2003 est). Area: 6241 sq km (2434 sq miles)
2.  Dutch name: Maas a river in W Europe, rising in NE France and flowing north across E Belgium and the S Netherlands to join the Waal River before entering the North Sea. Length: 926 km (575 miles)

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