Metz

[ mets; French mes ]
/ mɛts; French mɛs /

noun

a city in and the capital of Moselle, in NE France: fortress; battles 1870, 1918, 1940, 1944.

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Metz
/ (mɛts, French mɛs) /

noun

a city in NE France on the River Moselle: a free imperial city in the 13th century; annexed by France in 1552; part of Germany (1871–1918); centre of the Lorraine iron-mining region. Pop: 123 776 (1999)
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