Meuse River

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Noun1.Meuse River - a European riverMeuse River - a European river; flows into the North Sea
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
2.Meuse River - an American operation in World War I (1918)Meuse River - an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
battle of St Mihiel, Saint-Mihiel, St Mihiel - a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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The Lanaye facility is part of a larger EIB financing operation totalling EUR 125 million that also involved the similar new lock further south at Yvoz-Ramet inaugurated in September - as well as dredging works to deepen the Meuse river between the two locks.
Set in France, "The Lavender House in Meuse" traces the journey of Marie Durant Chagall from girlhood to adulthood; from her comfortable home in Marseille with her father and sister to the Front where she pursues her need for independence and service as a young woman; and finally to an inherited, rather isolated, country home by the Meuse River (surrounded by soothing lavender fields) where she seeks to heal, through solitude and nature, from trauma suffered in a bomb attack on her medical facility at The Front.
Starting from a point 225 metres above sea level, and dropping more than 100 metres over the Meuse river and valley deep below, it shoots thrill-seekers horizontally on a wire at average speeds of around 100 kilometres per hour.
The invasion of Dutch territory seemed necessary, because any German advance north of the Ardennes would run into the narrow gorge of the Meuse River valley, which was blocked by the fortress city of Liege.
Under cover of the snowy winter weather, Hitler massed some 25 divisions in three armies opposite the Ardennes and planned to drive through the American front, cross the Meuse River, and capture Antwerp.
After Guderian crossed the Meuse river at Sedan, he faced French forces coming up from the south.
It's all a treat to indulge in while touring the forest roads and pretty villages dotted along the Meuse river by car, bike or hiking.