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or Bar-le-Duc

[bahr-luh-dook] /ˈbɑr ləˈduk/
a preserve made from gooseberries or white or red currants.
Origin of bar-le-duc
for Bar-le-Duc, France


[myooz; French mœz] /myuz; French mœz/
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.
a department in NE France. 2409 sq. mi. (6240 sq. km).
Capital: Bar-le-Duc. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • After all, something was sure to happen at bar-le-duc, and Chlons had once been shelled by a long-range gun.

    Life in the War Zone Gertrude Atherton
  • East of bar-le-duc the main line is cut by German shell fire now.

    They Shall Not Pass Frank H. Simonds
  • The driver told me there were more than ten thousand trucks working between Verdun and bar-le-duc.

  • Then it moved to a new sector, not far from bar-le-duc, and Kellogg moved with it.

    With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford
  • They found a building in bar-le-duc that could be used, and which would hold a respectable sized audience.

  • An uninterrupted file of camions extends from bar-le-duc to Verdun.

    A Blue Devil of France G. P. Capart
  • He was educated at bar-le-duc and went to Paris in 1854 to study jurisprudence.

  • We sensed the war to better advantage than at Luxeuil or bar-le-duc.

    Flying for France James R. McConnell
  • At bar-le-duc M. Ferry, the head surgeon, gave us a report of depositions made to him in the course of his duties.

  • So you may read in "Murray," under the head of "bar-le-duc."

    Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
British Dictionary definitions for bar-le-duc


/mɜːz; French møz/
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)
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) Dutch name Maas
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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