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Saar

[ zahr, sahr ]
/ zɑr, sɑr /
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Also called Saar Basin. a coal-producing region in W Germany, in the Saar River valley: governed by the League of Nations 1919–35; returned to Germany 1935 as a result of a plebiscite; under French economic control following World War II until 1956.
French Sarre. a river in W Europe, flowing N from the Vosges Mountains in NE France to the Moselle River in W Germany. 150 miles (240 km) long.

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Saar
/ (sɑː, German zaːr) /

noun

a river in W Europe, rising in the Vosges Mountains and flowing north to the Moselle River in Germany. Length: 246 km (153 miles)French name: Sarre
the Saar another name for Saarland
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