Strasbourg

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Stras·bourg

 (sträs′bo͝org′, sträz′-, sträz-bo͝or′)
A city of northeast France near the German border east of Nancy. Originally a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, it was occupied by France in 1681, passed to Germany in 1871, and was recovered by France in 1919. It now serves as the seat of the parliament of the European Union.

Strasbourg

(French strasbur; English ˈstræzbɜːɡ)
n
(Placename) a city in NE France, on the Rhine: the chief French inland port; under German rule (1870–1918); university (1567); seat of the Council of Europe and of the European Parliament. Pop: 276 867 (2006). German name: Strassburg

Stras•bourg

(ˈstræs bɜrg, ˈstrɑz bʊərg)

n.
a city in NE France, near the Rhine. 257,303. German, Strass•burg (ˈʃtrɑs bʊrk)
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Noun1.Strasbourg - city on the Rhine in eastern France near the German borderStrasbourg - city on the Rhine in eastern France near the German border; an inland port
Translations
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Strasbūras
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Strasbourg

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Strasbourg

[ˈstræzbɜːrg] nStrasbourg

Strasbourg

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Strasbourg

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357); following this attack received full powers of command in Gaul; advanced into Alsace and utterly defeated a force of 30,000 Alamanni near Argentoratum (Strasbourg) with but 13,000 troops of his own (August 25); raided across the Rhine and wintered at Lutetia (Paris); defeated the Franks in Belgium (summer 358); undertook a second raid across the Rhine while rebuilding fortress-towns along the frontier; the emperor ordered him to send many of his best troops east (winter 359), and his army, fearing his downfall, mutinied and proclaimed him emperor (January?