[ French ee-zer ]
/ French iˈzɛr /


a river flowing from N France through NW Belgium into the North Sea: battles 1914–18. 55 miles (89 km) long.


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/ (French izɛr) /


a river in NW central Europe, rising in N France and flowing through SW Belgium to the North Sea: scene of battles in World War I. Length: 77 km (48 miles)
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