Strasbourg

[ stras-burg, strahz-boo rg; French straz-boor ]
/ ˈstræs bɜrg, ˈstrɑz bʊərg; French strazˈbur /

noun

a fortress city in and the capital of Bas-Rhin, in NE France, near the Rhine: cathedral; taken by Allied forces November 1944.

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Definition for strasbourg (2 of 2)

Bas-Rhin
[ bah-ran ]
/ bɑˈrɛ̃ /

noun

a department in NE France. 1848 sq. mi. (4785 sq. km). Capital: Strasbourg.
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British Dictionary definitions for strasbourg (1 of 2)

Strasbourg
/ (French strasbur, English ˈstræzbɜːɡ) /

noun

a city in NE France, on the Rhine: the chief French inland port; under German rule (1870–1918); university (1567); seat of the Council of Europe and of the European Parliament. Pop: 264 115 (1999)German name: Strassburg (ˈʃtraːsbʊrk)

British Dictionary definitions for strasbourg (2 of 2)

Bas-Rhin
/ (French bɑrɛ̃) /

noun

a department of NE France in Alsace region. Capital: Strasbourg. Pop: 1 052 698 (2003 est). Area: 4793 sq km (1869 sq miles)
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