territoire de belfort

Belfort

[bel-fawr, bey-]
noun
1.
[te-ree-twar duh] a department in E France. 235 sq. mi. (610 sq. km). Capital: Belfort.
2.
a fortress city in E France, strategically located on a mountain pass between the Vosges and Jura mountains: siege 1870–71; battle 1944.
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Belfort (French bɛlfɔr)
 
n
1.  Territoire de Belfort a department of E France, now in Franche-Comté region: the only part of Alsace remaining to France after 1871. Capital: Belfort. Pop: Pop: 139 383 (2003 est). Area: 608 sq km (237 sq miles)
2.  a fortress town in E France: strategically situated in the Belfort Gap between the Vosges and the Jura mountains. Pop: 50 417 (1999)

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