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Elsass

noun
  1. the German name for Alsace
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Historical Examples

  • He was ordered with his troop to Elsass; he slipped away from his watchers and threw himself into Switzerland.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times

    Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

  • It was at once decided that the king must move on Elsass to defend his threatened provinces.

  • Alsace henceforth must be written Elsass, and the devastated province called Lothringen was never again to be written Lorraine.

    The Maids of Paradise

    Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers

  • Germany acquired Elsass (Alsace) and part of Lorraine, free of all their debts.

  • In Elsass they were not so fortunate as in Baden, many persons being executed on suspicion.