- a city in and the capital of Haut-Rhin, in NE France.
- a department in NE France. 1354 sq. mi. (3505 sq. km). Capital: Colmar.
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"We belong to a party of woodcutters, from Colmar," Ralph said, quietly.The Young Franc Tireurs
G. A. Henty
On Aug. 20 we held the road to Colmar through the Vosges and the plain.Current History, A Monthly Magazine
New York Times
Seventy years ago they were seen before the battle of Colmar.Lorraine
Robert W. Chambers
On the 20th we held the approaches to Colmar, both by the plain and by the Vosges.World's War Events, Vol. I
When at Colmar, as a measure of self-protection,259 he resolved to commune at Easter.Nineteenth Century Questions
James Freeman Clarke
- a city in NE France: annexed to Germany 1871–1919 and 1940–45; textile industry. Pop: 65 136 (1999)German name: Kolmar
- a department of E France in Alsace region. Capital: Colmar. Pop: 722 692 (2003 est). Area: 3566 sq km (1377 sq miles)