[ myooz; French mœz ]
/ myuz; French mœz /
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Dutch Maas [mahs] /mɑs/ . a river in western Europe, flowing from northeastern France through eastern Belgium and southern Netherlands into the North Sea. 575 miles (925 km) long.
a department in northeastern France. 2,409 sq. mi. (6,240 sq. km). Capital: Bar-le-Duc.
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Words nearby Meuse
meum et tuum, Meung, meunière, Meursault, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, MeV, mevrou, mew, Mewar, mewl
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How to use Meuse in a sentence
From thence the Meuse flows to the north till it enters Belgium a short distance beyond the town of Givet.
A state of war was the normal condition of society in the Valley of the Meuse and throughout the Ardennes.
Eight hundred persons, tied together in pairs, were thrown into the Meuse and drowned.
Emerging from this defile, it crosses the French frontier, and joins the Meuse near Montherm.
The clocks were sent up the Meuse in barges to France, and there turned into copper money.
British Dictionary definitions for Meuse
/ (mɜːz, French møz) /
a department of N France, in Lorraine region: heavy fighting occurred here in World War I. Capital: Bar-le-Duc. Pop: 191 728 (2003 est). Area: 6241 sq km (2434 sq miles)
a river in W Europe, rising in NE France and flowing north across E Belgium and the S Netherlands to join the Waal River before entering the North Sea. Length: 926 km (575 miles)Dutch name: Maas
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