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Colmar

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

Haut-Rhin

[oh-ran]
noun
  1. a department in NE France. 1354 sq. mi. (3505 sq. km). Capital: Colmar.
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Examples from the Web for colmar

Historical Examples

  • "We belong to a party of woodcutters, from Colmar," Ralph said, quietly.

    The Young Franc Tireurs

    G. A. Henty

  • On Aug. 20 we held the road to Colmar through the Vosges and the plain.

  • Seventy years ago they were seen before the battle of Colmar.

    Lorraine

    Robert W. Chambers

  • On the 20th we held the approaches to Colmar, both by the plain and by the Vosges.

  • When at Colmar, as a measure of self-protection,259 he resolved to commune at Easter.

    Nineteenth Century Questions

    James Freeman Clarke


British Dictionary definitions for colmar

Colmar

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

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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