- a department in NE France. 1848 sq. mi. (4785 sq. km). Capital: Strasbourg.
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The democratic idea grew and was represented chiefly by the Courrier du Bas-Rhin which influenced public opinion.Alsace-Lorraine
In vain has the directory of the Bas-Rhin ordered its release; the Belfort municipality paid no attention to the order.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
The people of this district have a less soft pronunciation than those of Bas-Rhin.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
- a department of NE France in Alsace region. Capital: Strasbourg. Pop: 1 052 698 (2003 est). Area: 4793 sq km (1869 sq miles)