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Lor·raine(lō-rān′, lô-, lô-rĕn′)
A historical region and former province of northeast France. Originally part of the kingdom of Lotharingia, the region passed to France in 1766 but was ceded with Alsace to Germany after the Franco-Prussian War (1871). The area was returned to France by the Treaty of Versailles (1919).
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Lorraine(lɒˈreɪn; French lɔrɛn)
1. (Placename) a region and former province of E France; ceded to Germany in 1871 after the Franco-Prussian war and regained by France in 1919; rich iron-ore deposits. German name: Lothringen
2. (Placename) Kingdom of Lorraine an early medieval kingdom on the Meuse, Moselle, and Rhine rivers: later a duchy
3. (Placename) a former duchy in E France, once the S half of this kingdom
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Lor•raine(ləˈreɪn, lɔ-, loʊ-)
1. a medieval kingdom in W Europe along the Moselle, Meuse, and Rhine rivers.
2. a historic region in NE France, once included in this kingdom: a former province. Compare Alsace-Lorraine.
3. a metropolitan region in NE France. 2,313,200; 9092 sq. mi. (23,547 sq. km).
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Lorraine[lɒˈreɪn] N → Lorena f
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Lorraine[lɒˈreɪn] n → Lorena
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