Meuse

[ myooz; French mœz ]
/ myuz; French mœz /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for Meuse

Meuse
/ (mɜːz, French møz) /

noun

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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