[ahr-gon, ahr-gon; French ar-gawn]
- a wooded region in NE France: battles, World War I, 1918; World War II, 1944.
Also called Ar·gonne [ar-gawn] /arˈgɔn/.
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Examples from the Web for argonne
What, then, were the troops that the 7th corps had encountered among the passes of the Argonne?The Downfall
To my delight, the French army of the Argonne was given the post of honor.The Sequel
George A. Taylor
The seizure of the forest of Argonne follows—the cannonade of Valmy.The Crown of Wild Olive
The tragedies of the Argonne will never be fully written or told.The Fight for the Argonne
William Benjamin West
In the Argonne offensive 30 balloon jumps were made by our men.America's Munitions 1917-1918
- the Argonne a wooded region of NE France: scene of major battles in both World Wars
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