Bastogne(redirected from Bastenaken)
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A town of southeast Belgium near the Luxembourg border. It was a crucial point in the US defensive line during the World War II Battle of the Bulge (December 1944-January 1945).
Bastogne(bæˈstəʊn; French bastɔɲ)
(Placename) a town in SE Belgium: of strategic importance to Allied defences during the Battle of the Bulge; besieged by the Germans during the winter of 1944–45. Pop: 14 070 (2004 est)
Bas•togne(bæˈstoʊn; Fr. baˈstɔn yə)
a town in SE Belgium: U.S. forces besieged here during German counteroffensive in 1944. 6816.