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A wooded and hilly region of northeast France between the Meuse and Aisne Rivers. The area was a major battleground during World War I.
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Argonne(ˈɑːɡɒn; French arɡɔn)
(Placename) the Argonne a wooded region of NE France: scene of major battles in both World Wars
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|Noun||1.||Argonne - 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
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