Alsace

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Al·sace

 (ăl-săs′, -sās′)
A region and former province of eastern France between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains. Along with neighboring Lorraine, it was annexed by Germany in 1871 after the Franco-Prussian War and returned to France by the Treaty of Versailles (1919).

Alsace

(ælˈsæs; French alzas)
n
(Placename) a region and former province of NE France, between the Vosges mountains and the Rhine: famous for its wines. Area: 8280 sq km (3196 sq miles). Ancient name: Alsatia German name: Elsass

Al•sace

(ælˈsæs, -ˈseɪs, ˈæl sæs, -seɪs)

n.
1. a region and former province of NE France, between the Vosges mountains and the Rhine.
2. a metropolitan region in NE France. 1,624,000; 3196 sq. mi. (8280 sq. km). Cap.: Strasbourg.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alsace - a region of northeastern France famous for its winesAlsace - a region of northeastern France famous for its wines
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Translations
Elsass
AlsaceElzas
Alzacja

Alsace

[ˈælsæs] NAlsacia f

Alsace

[ælˈsæs] nAlsace f

Alsace

ndas Elsass

Alsace

[ælˈsæs] nl'Alsazia
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