Dictionary.com

Strasbourg

[ stras-burg, strahz-boorg; French straz-boor ]
/ ˈstræs bɜrg, ˈstrɑz bʊərg; French strazˈbur /
Save This Word!

noun

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!

Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
German Strass·burg [shtrahs-boork]. /ˈʃtrɑs bʊərk/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for Strasbourg

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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Get Online Help For Kids!