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A city of northeast France near the German-Swiss border. It was frequently besieged because of its strategic location near Belfort Gap between the Vosges and the Jura Mountains.
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(French bɛlfɔr)
1. (Placename) Territoire de Belfort (tɛritwar də) a department of E France, now in Franche-Comté region: the only part of Alsace remaining to France after 1871. Capital: Belfort. Pop: 139 383 (2003 est). Area: 608 sq km (237 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a fortress town in E France: strategically situated in the Belfort Gap between the Vosges and the Jura mountains. Pop: 50 417 (1999)
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(bɛlˈfɔr, beɪ-)

a fortress city in E France on a mountain pass between the Vosges and Jura mountains. 57,317.
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