[ san-mee-yel ]
/ sɛ̃ miˈyɛl /
a town in NE France, on the Meuse River, NW of Nancy: captured by American forces 1918.
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Example sentences from the Web for saint-mihiel
From there they pushed on to Saint-Mihiel and entered the town, without however being able to cross the Meuse.Verdun Argonne-Metz 1914-1918|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for saint-mihiel
/ (French sɛ̃mjɛl) /
noun usually abbreviated to: St-Mihiel
a village in NE France, on the River Meuse: site of a battle in World War I, in which the American army launched its first offensive in France
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