[ al-sas, -seys, al-sas, -seys; French al-zas ]
/ ælˈsæs, -ˈseɪs, ˈæl sæs, -seɪs; French alˈzas /
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a region and former province of France between the Vosges and the Rhine.
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How to use Alsace in a sentence
GREAT VALUEHere’s a really good Alsace riesling that should be a fine partner for holiday meals this fall and for a few years to come.This petite sirah packs big, bold flavors and costs just $15|Dave McIntyre|November 18, 2021|Washington Post
He was to be indemnified by the acquisition of Alsace and Lorraine, which were to be conquered by the help of Prussia.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
Having by clever diplomacy placed garrisons in several places in Alsace and the Palatinate, France takes part in the war.
A similar shrinkage has been displayed in the case of the protesting Alsace-Lorrainers, who returned only two deputies in 1907.
The attempt to reconcile the inhabitants of Alsace-Lorraine to their condition proved equally difficult.
There was a perfect web of them, reaching all the way from Alsace and the Forest of Argonne to the sea.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for Alsace
/ (ælˈsæs, French alzas) /
a region and former province of NE France, between the Vosges mountains and the Rhine: famous for its wines. Area: 8280 sq km (3196 sq miles)Ancient name: Alsatia German name: Elsass
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