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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).
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
Elsass
AlsaceElzas
Alzacja

Alsace

[ˈælsæs] NAlsacia f
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Alsace

[ælˈsæs] nAlsace f
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Alsace

ndas Elsass
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Alsace

[ælˈsæs] nl'Alsazia
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"Germany will give up Alsace and Lorraine," he said hoarsely, "and will retire within her own frontiers.
AT a recent gathering in his residence, Ambassador Nicolas Galey unraveled one of Europe's best-kept secret destinations northeast of France: The Alsace region.
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When the French ambassador sends an invitation to try the culinary creations of a celebrated chef they are flying in for the sole purpose of sharing with the Filipino community the joys of Alsace cuisine, you drop everything and head over to his residence stat.
This week's first fizz recommendation, a Cremant d'Alsace was just one of those wines.
Apart from the private tours and day tours in Alsace and Burgundy all year round, there will be a luxury Alsace tour in autumn and two luxury Tuscany tours, one in spring and one in autumn.
The wonderful wines of Alsace are a mystery to most Brits.
The local vineyards for Paris are Alsace, Champagne, and Chablis.
London, Jan 20 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has sparked outrage by saying that the Alsace region, won back from the Nazis after the World War II, was still 'in Germany'.
FRENCH President Nicolas Sarkozy caused outrage by saying the bitterly fought over Alsace region, won back from the Nazis in 1945, was still in Germany.
French cement maker Lafarge (EPA:LG) said it had sold its aggregates and concrete (A&C) business in Portugal, Alsace and Switzerland for combined EUR120m (USD159m), as part of its EUR500m divestment plan for 2010.