Alsace-Lorraine

[ al-sas-law-reyn, -loh-, -seys-; French al-zas-law-ren ]
/ ˈæl sæs lɔˈreɪn, -loʊ-, -seɪs-; French al zas lɔˈrɛn /
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noun

a region in NE France, including the former provinces of Alsace and Lorraine: part of Germany 1871–1919, 1940–45. 5607 sq. mi. (14,522 sq. km).
Related formsAl·sace-Lor·rain·er, noun
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Alsace-Lorraine


noun

an area of NE France, comprising the modern regions of Alsace and Lorraine: under German rule 1871–1919 and 1940–44. Area: 14 522 sq km (5607 sq miles)German name: Elsass-Lothringen
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