Ardennes

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Ar·dennes

 (är-dĕn′)
A wooded plateau of northern France, southeast Belgium, and northern Luxembourg east and south of the Meuse River. It was the scene of heavy fighting in World War I and World War II, culminating in the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944 and January 1945.

Ardennes

(ɑːˈdɛn; French ardɛn)
n
1. (Placename) a department of NE France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Mézières. Pop: 288 806 (2003 est). Area: 5253 sq km (2049 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the Ardennes a wooded plateau in SE Belgium, Luxembourg, and NE France: scene of heavy fighting in both World Wars

Ar•dennes

(ɑrˈdɛn)

n.
Forest of, a wooded plateau region in NE France, SE Belgium, and Luxembourg.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ardennes - a wooded plateau in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II
Ardennes counteroffensive, Battle of the Ardennes Bulge, Battle of the Bulge - a battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by surprise
Champagne-Ardenne, Champagne - a region of northeastern France
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Ardennes

[ɑːˈdənz] NPLArdenas fpl
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Other confirmed filming locations include Hampton Court Palace for Henry VIII, The Tower of London for Richard III, Westminster Abbey for Henry IV, the Forest of Ardennes, in Belgium, for As You Like It, and Kronborg Castle, in Denmark, for Hamlet.

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