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Siegfried Line

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noun

a zone of fortifications in W Germany facing the Maginot Line, constructed in the years preceding World War II.

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Also called West·wall [west-wawl; German vest-vahl] /ˈwɛstˌwɔl; German ˈvɛstˌvɑl/ .
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Siegfried line

noun

the line of fortifications built by the Germans prior to and during World War II opposite the Maginot line in France
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