Alsace(redirected from Alsacian)
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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)
(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)
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.