- Ter·ri·toire de [te-ree-twar duh] /tɛ riˈtwar də/, a department in E France. 235 sq. mi. (610 sq. km). Capital: Belfort.
- a fortress city in E France, strategically located on a mountain pass between the Vosges and Jura mountains: siege 1870–71; battle 1944.
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In his memoir, Belfort describes Danny Porush (the real Azoff) as a Jewish Long Islander with WASP pretensions.
Luckily, Belfort himself “provided a lot of photographic material of his family and friends, which was incredibly useful.”
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I have already told you that Belfort is his own master: his is a divisional.A Nest of Spies
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At Belfort we saw signs of bombardment, but they were not so shocking.
This seemed to be the case at all of the towns between Belfort and St. Die.
- Territoire de Belfort (tɛritwar də) a department of E France, now in Franche-Comté region: the only part of Alsace remaining to France after 1871. Capital: Belfort. Pop: Pop: 139 383 (2003 est). Area: 608 sq km (237 sq miles)
- a fortress town in E France: strategically situated in the Belfort Gap between the Vosges and the Jura mountains. Pop: 50 417 (1999)
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