Bastogne

(redirected from Bastenaken)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Bas·togne

 (bă-stōn′, bă-stôn′yə)
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)
n
(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)

n.
a town in SE Belgium: U.S. forces besieged here during German counteroffensive in 1944. 6816.