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Vosges

[vohzh] /voʊʒ/
noun
1.
a range of low mountains in NE France: highest peak, 4668 feet (1423 meters).
2.
a department in NE France. 2279 sq. mi. (5905 sq. km).
Capital: Épinal.
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  • How sweet and pastoral are these cool resting-places in the heart of the Vosges!

    In the Heart of Vosges Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Some months ago, I paid a visit to a gipsy tribe in the Vosges country.

    Carmen Prosper Merimee
  • The fog retained these few scents and kept them in like a net work on the sides of the Vosges.

  • From Nancy by way of pinal we may easily reach the heart of the Vosges.

    In the Heart of Vosges Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Still, Metz and the line of the Vosges mountains formed a splendid acquisition for France.

    Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Complete Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre
  • The social aspect of Vosges travel is one of its chief charms.

    In the Heart of Vosges Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • The French fled from Wrth, and the passes of the Vosges were open to the victorious armies of the invader.

    The Garden of Swords Max Pemberton
  • And these fortifications extended from the Vosges to the North Sea.

  • Rchamp had asked where their regiment came from, and had been told: From the Vosges.

    Coming Home Edith Wharton
British Dictionary definitions for Vosges

Vosges

/French voʒ/
noun
1.
a mountain range in E France, west of the Rhine valley. Highest peak: 1423 m (4672 ft)
2.
a department of NE France, in Lorraine region. Capital: Épinal. Pop: 381 277 (2003 est). Area: 5903 sq km (2302 sq miles)
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