- the German name for Alsace
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Examples from the Web for elsass
He was ordered with his troop to Elsass; he slipped away from his watchers and threw himself into Switzerland.
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</p>
Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
Germany acquired Elsass (Alsace) and part of Lorraine, free of all their debts.The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)
John Holland Rose
In Elsass they were not so fortunate as in Baden, many persons being executed on suspicion.German Society at the Close of the Middle Ages</p>
Ernest Belfort Bax